Minister van Rooyen Attending the Commonwealth Local Government Conference

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen joined delegates from across the world attending the Commonwealth Local Government Conference 2017 under the theme – “Fit for the future: resources and capacity for effective local government”. The Commonwealth Local Government Conference is CLGF’s flagship event, held every two years in […]

United Royal Kingships of South Africa Foundation Launch

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen in his address to the delegates attending the launch of the United Royal Kingship Foundation urged for continued partnership to develop communities. This important foundation is one of the most fundamental resolutions of the recent Traditional and Indigenous Leaders Indaba held in […]

Minister Des van Rooyen’s Speech at the Launch of the Local Government Anti-Corruption Strategy

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFARIS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN at the LAUNCH OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY, 18 November 2017, Tlokwe   Programme Director, Premier of the North West, Comrade Supra Mahumapelo, MECs Executive Mayors and Mayors, Councillors, District Mayor, Ms Barei Mosiane-Segotso, Local Mayor, Kgotso Khumalo, Cogta Head […]

Minister Des van Rooyen Wishes New Royal Foundation Success

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen in his address to the delegates attending the launch of the United Royal Kingship Foundation urged for continued partnership to develop communities. This important foundation is one of the most fundamental resolutions of the recent Traditional and Indigenous Leaders Indaba held in […]

Minister Des van Rooyen Launched the Local Government Anti-Corruption Strategy – Zero tolerance for Corruption

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen joined various stakeholders – government, business, academics and NGOs for the launch of the Local Government Anti-Corruption strategy in Bokone Bophirima under a theme – “Breaking the chains of corruption”.   The launch of this strategy is therefore an important milestone that […]

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Intermediate Cities Programme Workshop Paves Way for IUDF Implementation

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On Wednesday 15 November, the Intermediate Cities Programme workshop took place in Birchwood Hotel in the City of Ekurhuleni. The workshop brought together Intermediate City Municipalities, provincial COGTAs, Technical Steering Committee members as well as invited experts. The Integrated Urban Development Framework highlights the important roles that intermediate or secondary cities play within regional economies. While […]

Traditional Leaders Committed to Engage on all Issues Relating to their Institution

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Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela welcomed the delegates present on the first day of a three days dialogue with traditional held in Gauteng from 15 November 2017 under the theme “Unity in Diversity – Together moving South Africa forward for an inclusive and prosperous future”.   This important […]

Ministers Des van Rooyen and Lindiwe Zulu Hosted the inaugural National Local Economic Development Conference

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des Van Rooyen and Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, hosted the inaugural National Local Economic Development (LED) Conference, 09 – 10 November 2017 in Pretoria. Local Economic Development (LED) is defined as a process in which partnerships between local governments, community-based groups […]

Jobs: Important Information

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Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (PDF). Please print and complete the form or obtain it from any Public Service department. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document (certification stamp should not be […]