Media Statements

CoGTA Minister Zweli Mkhize Briefed by 14 Municipalities with Investments in VBS Mutual Bank

Posted on

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize today (19 June 2018), met with the Mayors and Municipal Managers of the 14 municipalities which invested funds in the VBS Mutual Bank. The meeting follows the commitment that Minister made during the presentation of his budget vote that CoGTA will engage these municipalities. […]

Featured News

Restoring Dignity through Work Opportunities

Posted on

The Community Work Programme(CWP)is a community driven government programme based in the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG). It is an element of Public Employment Programmes (PEPs) designed to address the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality. It provides an employment safety net (not an employment solution) and basic minimum income for people living in […]

Brics2018

Purpose and Objectives of the FCLGC & UF

Posted on

The FCLGC & UF  was established with the purpose of strengthening collaboration between BRICS member cities and to enable the local government sector in member countries to exchange and share information. The primary participants of the FCLGC & UF Forum are municipalities and their associations, with other stakeholders playing a secondary role. According to the […]

Brics2018

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

Posted on

BRICS– Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa FCLGC & UF– Friendship Cities and Local Government Cooperation Urbanisation Forum SA– South Africa NDP- National Development Plan IUDF- Integrated Urban Development Framework SPLUMA-Spatial Planning Land Use Management Act No 16 of 2013 SDGs- Sustainable Development Goals SALGA- South African Local Government Association SACN- South African Cities Network ELIDZ- East London […]

Brics2018

Background

Posted on

BRICS provides a platform that aims to promote peace, security, prosperity and development in multipolar, interconnected and globalised world.   The BRICS countries represent Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, which gives their cooperation a transcontinental dimension making it especially valuable and significant. The BRICS Leaders’ Summit is convened annually with discussions representing spheres of […]

Media Statements

CoGTA to Present its Budget Vote to the NCOP

Posted on

Following the presentation of the CoGTA Budget vote to the National Assembly on 15 May 2018, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) will lead his portfolio to the National Council of Provinces to present the CoGTA Budget. Members of the media are kindly invited to attend and cover the Budget Vote presentation […]