Where we govern


This is Matzikama Local Municipality’s first term under DA government. The Municipality that is “defined by its diversity” will strive to cut corruption, create jobs and deliver services to all residents in the community.

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Matzikama Municipality

Rhenda Stephan

Executive Mayor Rhenda Stephan is the newly appointed Mayor of Matzikama Municipality. Rhenda joined the DA in 2005 when Johan Smith approached her. She went on to be a councillor from 2006. She and her husband, Wilfred Stephan, have two daughters. One has just finished studying chemical engineering and the other daughter will study towards…

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