Deputy Minister Nel’s 2017 Budget Vote Speech

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Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs (responsible for Provincial and Local Government) during the debate on Budget Vote 4: Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs 18 May 2017 Chairperson, Honourable Members, Minister and Deputy Ministers, I associate myself with the protocol observed by Min van Rooyen, Everything that […]

ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN

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  ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN, ON THE OCCASION OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS BUDGET VOTE SPEECH, UNDER THE THEME, “Transforming Municipal Spaces for Radical Socio-economic Development,” 18 MAY 2017,  Cape Town Speaker of the House, Colleagues, Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Honourable Members, Your […]

National House of Traditional Leaders Debate

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During the occasion of opening of the National House of Traditional Leaders on 03 March 2017, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma delivered an address. Following its official opening, the members of the National House of Traditional Leaders will on 30 March 2017 debate the speech delivered by the President. The aim of the debate is […]

Summer Initiation Season

Posted on Posted in DTA Deputy Minister Obed Bapela

  The Department of Traditional Affairs has begun with the preparations for the 2016 summer initiation season. The summer initiation is held in some provinces such as Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Western Cape and the North West. Although the initiation season has started in some provinces, some will start immediately after the end of the 2016 […]

Understanding Traditional Leadership Structures

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In terms of Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Act 2009 (Act 23 of 2009), the structure of the institution of traditional leadership comprises of different levels of traditional leadership spread across eight provinces namely; Queenship/Kingship; principal traditional leadership; senior traditional leadership and headmen/headwomen. These traditional leadership levels are guided by the principle of customs […]