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Minister Mkhize Joined Stakeholders in Upington to Celebrate International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize led South Africa’s celebration of the 2018 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) which was held in Upington from 15 to 16 November 2018, calling on better planning and coordination to implement disaster risk reduction plans. Minister Mkhize was joined by the […]

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Address by Minister Zweli Mkhize during the Celebration of the 2018 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Address by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, at the celebration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR), Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality, Upington, Northern Cape, 16 November 2018     Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Mr […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize to Host Committee to Deal with Maluti-a-Phofung Troubles as it Meets for the First Time

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Dr Zweli Mkhize will tomorrow, 15 November 2018, host the first meeting of the Maluti-A-Phofung Consultative Committee established to finalise a recovery plan for the municipality. The committee has been established as a result of the recent court settlement in which the litigants accepted a co-operative governance […]

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Minister Mkhize to Meet the National Khoisan Council

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will meet with the National Khoisan Council (NKC) on 17 November 2018 in Bloemfontein. The meeting with NKC is important as our constitution recognises the institution, status and roles of traditional leadership. The NKC is a non-statutory representative body that consist of 25 […]

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Address by Minister Zweli Mkhize during the 13th National Municipal Managers Forum

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Address by Hon Dr Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, at the 13th National Municipal Managers Forum, New Council Chambers, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Germiston 12 November 2018   Executive Mayor of Ekurhuleni, Cllr Mzwandile Masina; Chairperson of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and President of the United Cities and Local […]

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Minister Mkhize to Lead the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMTT) on Electricity Reticulation to Update the Standing Committee on Public Accounts  

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will lead the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMTT) on Electricity Reticulation to update the Standing Committee on Public Accounts about plans to resolve the impasse between Eskom and the affected municipalities. The meeting follows the one that was held on 14 June 2018, where the […]

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Minister Mkhize Convenes the 4th MINMEC Meeting of 2018

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will tomorrow, 09 November 2018 convene the 4th CoGTA MinMec meeting of 2018. The meeting comes at the time when Minister Mkhize is embarking on a process to turn around distressed and dysfunctional municipalities. To this effect, MinMec will be seized with the […]

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COGTA Provides Progress to Select Committee on Undertakings Made

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Today, the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department Mr Obed Bapela gave the National Council of Provinces Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings an update on undertaking made before the NCOP by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 4 May 2016. Following were the undertakings and the update […]