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Minister Van Rooyen Calling On Registered Voters In Tlokwe To Come Verify Their Details On 09 – 10 JULY 2016

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, who is also the chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Elections, honourable Des van Rooyen supports the Independent Electoral Commission’s effort to implement the decision of the Constitutional Court. “We urge all registered voters in the Tlokwe area to come out on 09 July and Sunday 10 […]

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Minister Van Rooyen Welcomes The Constitutional Court Judgement

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Des van Rooyen welcomes the judgement of the Constitutional Court delivered today in the matter of Mhlophe v IEC. Minister van Rooyen, who chairs the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Local Government Elections said: “The judgment strengthens our constitutional democracy by affirming the right of millions of South Africans […]

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Winter Initiation Season: Important Information

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Theme for 2016: “We Love Our Tradition, We Value Life of Our Youth” in pursuit of the “Zero Deaths Campaign”. The department and its stakeholders have also created an initiation hotline where people who witness wrong doings in the name of initiation will be able to call and report the incidents – 0800 111 166 Follow the conversation on […]

MTSF

MEDIUM-TERM STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK (MTSF) 2014 – 2019

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Background South Africa has begun a new phase of its democratic transition. The electoral mandate of the fifth democratic government is to deepen transformation and implement the National Development Plan (NDP). It is to accelerate growth, create decent work and promote investment in a competitive economy. In giving effect to this mandate, we continue to […]

DTA Deputy Minister Obed Bapela

National Italy Day

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REMARKS BY DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, HON:  OBED BAPELA, MP NATIONAL ITALY DAY, 01 JUNE 2016   Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Your Excellency, Ambassador Donnici Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners Members of the Diplomatic Community Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen   It gives me great pleasure to convey, on behalf […]