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Minister Dlamini Zuma Welcomes the Auditor-General’s Municipal Audit Report

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The Municipal Finance Management Report 2018/19 presented by the Auditor General showed some improvements across municipalities, it largely presents a picture of a decline in some key areas. The Minister welcomes the improvements outlined by the Auditor General but the overall regression by some municipalities is of great concern. This report corroborated CoGTA’s own assessment, […]

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Government Welcomes High Court Judgements

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Government welcomes the judgements by the Gauteng and Western Cape High Courts that dismissed both challenges related to the Disaster Management Act and its regulations. The Western Cape High Court dismissed an application that sought to challenge the constitutionality of the National Coronavirus Command Council as a subcommittee of Cabinet. In a separate case, the […]

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Amendment of Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act Gazetted

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), signed and gazetted an amendment to the regulations for the advanced COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Lockdown. The regulations are amended and gazetted after the declaration of a national […]

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Department of Cooperative Governance statement on payment of stipends to CWP participants and project management fees to the NPOs

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The Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG) is currently working around the clock to effect all outstanding stipends payments to Community Works Programme (CWP) participants and the project management fees to the Non Profit Organisations (NPO’s) managing various sites. The CWP initiative aims at cushioning the vulnerable and the poorest of the poor. This initiative also […]

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Statement by CoGTA Minister on the Directions for Religious Gatherings

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has after consultations with other cabinet members issued directions on religious gatherings in terms of regulation 37 (1) (a) of the Disaster Management Act, 202 (ActNo.57of202). The purpose of the issued directions in the schedule relates to norms and standards for religious […]

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Media Briefing on COVID-19 Level 3 Lockdown Regulations

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The National Coronavirus Command Council, will brief media on the regulations relating to the COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions following the announcement by the President on Sunday, 24 May 2020. Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020 Time: 12:30 The social cluster will also brief media on socio-economic interventions for COVID-19 level 3 restrictions. Date: Wednesday, 27 May […]