DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a debate in the NCOP on: The successes and failures of provincial governments in South Africa since the start of the 5th Parliament in 2014

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Chairperson, Honourable Members, The South African Constitution emphasizes the unitary nature of our state by referring to “one, sovereign, democratic state”. The Constitution goes on to provide for a system of cooperative government consisting of three spheres of government: national, provincial and local. These spheres are distinctive, interdependent and interrelated. Each sphere has distinctive powers […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Message of Support by Deputy Minister Andries Nel during the celebration of Hosi N’wamitwa II Ten Year Anniversary at N’wamitwa Village

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Directors of the Programme, Hosi Nwamitwa wa Mbiri, halala, Esteemed Members of the Royal Council, The Speaker of the National Assembly, Acting Premier of Limpopo, MEC Azwindini Ndou, and all MECs present, Deputy Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders, Inkosikazi Mhlauli, Chairperson of Limpopo Provincial House, Kgosi Dikgale, and all traditional leaders here […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at Metropolis Annual Meeting Gala Dinner

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Sanibonani, Dumelang, Molweni, Ndi madekwana, Goeie naand, Ri perile, Thobela, Lotjhani, Boa noite, Bon soir, As-salāmu ʿalaykum, Namaste. Good evening and welcome to South Africa, Ningizimu Afrika, Afrika Tshipembe, Mzansi Afrika, Suid-Afrika, Afrika Borwa, Afrika Dzonga, Africa do Sul, Afrique du Sud. I trust that protocol has been served in abundance today – in substantial […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Southern African Revenue Protection Association Convention

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Mayor representatives, Councillors, Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Engineers, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Goeie More, Good Morning, Sanibonani, Molweni, Dumelang, Thank you for the opportunity to address you today. Firstly, let me apologise for not being there in person. Unfortunately, I have another pressing engagement that prevents me from being in Cape Town this morning, but […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Expanded Public Works Programme Vuk’uphile Stakeholder Seminar

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Programme Director, Programme Director, Deputy Minister of Public Works, Mr Jeremy Cronin. Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Mr Jacob Mamabolo Director-General of the Department of Public Works, Advocate Sam Vukela Provincial Head of Departments of the Department of Public Works Mayors and MMCs Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Managers Ladies and Gentlemen,   Yesterday in […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Closing Address by Deputy Minister, Andries Nel at the City Support Programme’s City Integrity, Transparency, Accountability and Technology Workshop (InTAcT)

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CLOSING ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE & TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL at the CITY SUPPORT PROGRAMME’S CITY INTEGRITY, TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP (InTAcT) 20 July 2018, Midrand Programme Director, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Good Afternoon, I am greatly pleased to be here today. We meet during one of […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Remarks by H.E. Mr Andries Nel, at the Harlem Growth Gardens, New York

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Remarks by H.E. Mr Andries Nel, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affair, Republic of South Africa  At the Harlem Growth Gardens, New York, 18 July 2018   President Lajčák, Commissioner Abeywardena, USG Smale, Executive Director Mlambo Ngcuka, And Volunteers, Today marks the centenary of the birth of our late beloved Nelson Mandela. At […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Integrated Urban Development Grant Seminar

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  OPENING REMARKS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, at the INTEGRATED URBAN DEVELOPMENT GRANT SEMINAR, 05 July 2018, Boksburg   Programme Director, Representatives from provincial Cogtas, City Managers, CFOs, Heads of Planning and Engineering Services, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Introduction Good Afternoon, I do apologise for not […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel at the Vision 2030 Summit

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, at the VISION 2030 SUMMIT, Johannesburg, 20 June 2018   Programme Director, Ladies and Gentlemen,   The whole country has been galvanised by President Ramaphosa’s call to ‘Thuma Mina/Send Me’ – calling upon all citizens to play their part in building […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister Nel at the Metropolis Annual Meeting Media Launch

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, on Implementing the Integrated Urban Development Framework to address global and national urban challenges at the METROPOLIS ANNUAL MEETING MEDIA LAUNCH, Nasrec, Johannesburg, 14 June 2018   Programme Director, Mr Mpho Nawa; Premier of Gauteng, Hon David Makhura; President of SALGA […]