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Update on the Alexandra Renewal Programme Interventions by the President

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President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Alexandra on Thursday 11 April 2019 following issues raised by residents. The issues raised included the following; ·       Unresolved land issues and release of title deeds ·       High demand for housing, illegal occupation of houses and other premises ·       Poor service delivery including challenges of sewerage spillage, water, electricity and dangerous electric connection. ·       Proliferation […]

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Circular by Minister Mkhize on Court Judgement Declaring Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act Invalid

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CIRCULAR FROM COGTA MINISTER DR ZWELI MKHIZE ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGEMENT DECLARING THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS AMENDMENT ACT, 2011 (ACT NO. 07 OF 2011) INVALID 1.   PURPOSE OF THE CIRCULAR The purpose is to: 1.1   inform municipalities and provincial departments responsible for local government about the status of […]

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Minister Mkhize to Hand Over Water Reticulation Project In Nkantolo, Mbizana

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will, on Friday 12 April 2019, hand over the Mbizana Water Reticulation Project to the community of Nkantolo at Mbizana in the Eastern Cape. CoGTA, through its infrastructure implementation agent, the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA), constructed the Water Reticulation System which provides […]

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Minister Mkhize to Visit Maluti-A-Phofung to Engage Stakeholders

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will visit Maluti-A-Phofung municipality on Wednesday, 3 April 2019. The meeting follows ongoing efforts and meetings that Minister Mkhize held with the Maluti-A-Phofung Consultative Committee, looking at the approved Recovery Action Plan which seeks to fast track the turn-around of the municipality. The […]

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Minister Mkhize Calls for the Protection of Human Rights within Traditional Leadership Structures and Communities

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize today, 28 March 2019 joined communities in Moletjie Moshate, the home of Kgoshi Kgabo Moloto for a public dialogue on the protection of human rights within traditional leadership structures and communities. The Minister was joined by the MEC for COGHSTA, Mr Jerry Ndou. […]