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Minister Dlamini Zuma Pleased with MISA’s Performance

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma noted the good performance by the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) as reflected by the unqualified audit outcome for the 2018/2019 financial year. In tabling the report, the AGSA said the organisation’s financial statements “present fairly, in all material respects, the financial […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela and the National House of Traditional Leaders a Part of RSA Delegation on a Study Tour to Benin, West Africa

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela is part of the South African delegation visiting the Republic of Benin, from 1- 5 August 2019. The national Ministries of CoGTA, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Treasury and the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) in collaboration with United Nations […]

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Deputy Minister Tau Highlight the Critical Role of Local Government in Aligning SDGs

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DEPUTY MINISTER TAU DELIVERED A KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SDGs SYMPOSIUM The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Parks Tau, delivered a Keynote Address at the Local Government Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Symposium. This symposium followed the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations […]

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Deputy Minister Parks Tau to Deliver a Keynote Address at the Local Government SDGs Symposium

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Parks Tau, will deliver a Keynote Address at the Local Government SDGs Symposium. The symposium aims to highlight the critical role of local governments in contextually translating and aligning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with their planning and development processes, as well as foster […]

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CoGTA to Brief Select Committee on the Status of 40 Interventions in Municipalities

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Following the challenges experienced by a number of municipalities, government has put in place some intervention measures aimed to turn around those that are distressed. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will lead the CoGTA team comprising Deputy Minister of Obed Bapela and the senior leadership of CoGTA […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Brief Select Committee

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will brief the Select Committee on CoGTA on the 2019/20110 annual performance plan and budget allocation to departmental programmes and sub-programmes. The meeting will take place as follows: Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Time: 10:00-13:00 Venue: S12A, First Floor, National Council of […]

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CoGTA Deputy Minister Parks Tau to Participate in the Local Government Business Network Roundtable Discussion

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The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Mr Parks Tau will participate in the Local Government Business Network’s (LGBN) Next Generation Roundtable Discussion as a panelist on 05 July 2019 in Durban. The discussions, which will take place amid keen interest in artificial intelligence world over, are expected to explore innovation case studies in […]