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Minister Dlamini Zuma Welcomes the Auditor-General’s Municipal Audit Report

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The Municipal Finance Management Report 2018/19 presented by the Auditor General showed some improvements across municipalities, it largely presents a picture of a decline in some key areas. The Minister welcomes the improvements outlined by the Auditor General but the overall regression by some municipalities is of great concern. This report corroborated CoGTA’s own assessment, […]

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Government Welcomes High Court Judgements

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Government welcomes the judgements by the Gauteng and Western Cape High Courts that dismissed both challenges related to the Disaster Management Act and its regulations. The Western Cape High Court dismissed an application that sought to challenge the constitutionality of the National Coronavirus Command Council as a subcommittee of Cabinet. In a separate case, the […]

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Amendment of Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act Gazetted

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), signed and gazetted an amendment to the regulations for the advanced COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Lockdown. The regulations are amended and gazetted after the declaration of a national […]

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Amendment of Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act Gazetted

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), signed and gazetted an amendment to the regulations for the advanced COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Lockdown. The regulations are amended and gazetted after the declaration of a national […]

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How do I Access Free Basic Municipal Services?

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Free basic municipal services are services provided at no charge by the Government to poor households. The services currently include water and electricity. These services are provided by municipalities and include a minimum amount of electricity, water and sanitation that is sufficient to cater for the basic needs of a poor household. Only indigent households […]

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Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma: NCOP Virtual Debate on Coronavirus COVID-19

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Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs speaking notes for the NCOP Virtual Debate on COVID-19: Ensuring Cooperative Governance in Managing the Provincial Spread and Socioeconomic Implications of the Covid-19 pandemic Honourable Chair of the National Council of Provinces; Delegates; Compatriots; Ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for this opportunity to address […]

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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF)

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  The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the Government of South Africa, coordinated by the Department Of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA).  The IUDF seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and […]