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Minister Zweli Mkhize Hosts Religious Leaders for Cooperation on Rebuilding Municipalities

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The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize will tomorrow, 23 November, host the Leadership of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa (NICSA) to discuss collaboration mechanisms between NICSA and the Ministry on departmental projects. In particular, the purpose of the meeting is to strengthening partnership between NICSA and COGTA on the […]

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Minister Mkhize Extends Condolences on Passing of Princess of amaRharhabe and Inkosi of amaMpondomise People

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize has extended deepest condolences to Her Majesty Kumkanikazi Noloyiso Sandile of AmaRharhabe at Mngqesha Great Place on the sad passing of umafungwashe of ubuKumkani bama Rharhabe and also Inkosi ye Sizwe saMampondomise, Mam’ uNolitha Matiwane, after a long illness. “The loss of uMafungwashe and […]

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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 improved living […]

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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 […]