Achievements to date

The Sarah Baartman District Municipality, and the former Cacadu District Municipality, has earned a number of prestigious awards, due in part to the adherence to good governance, strategic financial management and a focus of cleaner administration. They include the following:

Unqualified audit opinions (2006/2007 – 2012/2013)

- 7 Consecutive unqualified audit outcomes

VUNA Awards (2010/2011 – 2012/2013)

- Awards for continuous maintenance of unqualified audit opinion
- Awards for Best Mayor in the Eastern Cape

Clean Audit opinions (2013/2014 & 2014/2015)

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2 Consecutive clean audit outcomes

ZK Matthews Award (2015)

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2nd Best performing ANC run municipality in South Africa.

Govan Mbeki Housing Awards (2016)

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Best Human Settlements Stakeholder

Getaway Consumer Show Award (2016)

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Best Local Destination

Swiss Tourism Award (2009)

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Sport & Adventure category winner

Web Design Award (2011)

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Tourism website award for ease of navigation

Rebrand 100 Global Awards (2011)

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“7 Wonders of our World” recognised as one of the world’s most effective brands