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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Lead the Commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs  (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will lead the commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) to be held on 6 December 2019 in the Free State Province.  The 2019 commemoration will be held under the theme, “Substantially reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption […]

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Government to Ensure a Coordinated Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Address Current Disasters

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  Following a few days of heavy rainfall and storms, especially in the Province of Kwazulu-Natal, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minster, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said the government across all spheres is providing a coordinated response to the devastation meted on communities. As the political head responsible for disaster management in the country, […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Engage Limpopo Traditional Leaders and Business

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will hold meetings with Limpopo traditional leaders as well as organised business. The engagements form part of the preparation for the upcoming Presidential launch of the District Development Model in Waterberg District Municipality. The meetings will be held as follows: Meeting with Business […]

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Delegates Wrap Up Engagements Towards Official Opening of #UCLGCongress

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Regional and Local Government representatives from around the world have begun to wrap up build up engagements in preparation for the official opening of Congress.  Mayors, presidents of associations, councillors, and local and regional practitioners have been in Durban since Monday, 11 November for sectoral engagements, learning networks and preparatory meetings as part of the UCLG’s […]

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Build-up Engagements Continued on the Second day of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders Congress in Durban

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The second day of the World Summit of Local Government and Regional Leaders engagements have illuminated a new era of local and regional governments which requires local and regional action to be at the heart of sustainable development and local democracy. Hundreds of delegates flooded various learning, working and networking sessions which took the form […]

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District Development Model to be Launched in Waterberg District

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Government has successfully piloted the District Development model at the OR Tambo District Municipality in Lusikisiki which has elements of rural spatial development and recently, eThekwini Municipality in Durban which has elements of urban spatial development. The District Development Model is a new integrated planning model for Cooperative Governance which seeks to be a new […]