Opening Remarks by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Des van Rooyen

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His Excellency, President JG  Zuma Your Majesties Chairperson and Deputy of the National House of Traditional Leaders, Kgosi P P Maubane and Inkosi Mahlangu Ministers and Deputy Ministers present Acting Premier of Gauteng Province, Leaders of Political Parties Members of Parliament and NCOP Deputy President of SALGA, Executive Mayors, Mayors and councillors President and Executive […]

Summer Initiation Season

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  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 […]

Integration of Traditional Leadership,Governance and Local Authorities

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR OBED BAPELA, at the 87TH INSTITUTE OF MUNICIPAL FINANCE OFFICERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 03 October 2016 – Durban   IMFO President, Ms. Jane Masite IMFO Directors IMFO Chief Executive Officer Mr Abbey Tlaletsi Executive Mayor of eThekwini Metro, Cllr Zandile Gumede City Manager, Mr. […]

Deputy Minister Bapela at the Mpumalanga Traditional Affairs Indaba

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Address by Deputy Minister Obed Bapela, MP Mpumalanga Traditional Affairs Indaba 8 July 2016 I am grateful by this opportunity once more to address Traditional Leaders from this province today, let me reflect for a moment since the last summit in October 2014, at Sabie Florest Lodge in Nelspruit. In giving strength to the department […]

National Italy Day

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REMARKS BY DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, HON:  OBED BAPELA, MP NATIONAL ITALY DAY, 01 JUNE 2016   Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Your Excellency, Ambassador Donnici Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners Members of the Diplomatic Community Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen   It gives me great pleasure to convey, on behalf […]