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Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on Bulk Electricity and Water Accounts

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Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on bulk electricity and water accounts

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen convened the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on electricity on 13 February 2018 in Cape Town. The meeting today (13 February 2018) was convened to primarily receive and engage reports from various sectors, assess the levels of debts by municipalities to Eskom, Water […]

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Reclassification of Drought in Various Provinces as a National Disaster

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Reclassification of Drought in Various Provinces as a National Disaster

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen in his capacity as the chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on drought and water scarcity welcomed the reclassification of drought as a national disaster. Following the announcement by the IMTT on 09 February 2018, the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), […]

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CoGTA Minister Refutes Allegations by Business Day that he did not Answer Questions in the Portfolio Committee

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen noted with concern the wrong and misguided report by the Business Day Newspaper of 07 February 2018. The story is alleging that Minister failed to answer questions in the CoGTA portfolio committee held yesterday, on 06 February 2018. “As the Minister in […]

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Minister Des van Rooyen launched the Local Government Anti-Corruption Strategy – Zero tolerance for corruption.

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen joined various stakeholders – government, business, academics and NGOs for the launch of the Local Government Anti-Corruption strategy in Bokone Bophirima under a theme – “Breaking the chains of corruption”. The launch of this strategy is therefore an important milestone that will […]

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Minister Van Rooyen Delivered a Congratulatory Message at the Launch of the United Royal Kingships of South Africa Foundation

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen in his address to the delegates attending the launch of the United Royal Kingship Foundation urged for continued partnership to develop communities. This important foundation is one of the most fundamental resolutions of the recent Traditional and Indigenous Leaders Indaba held in […]