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Minister Zweli Mkhize Acknowledges FireFighters and Emergency Workers

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize has extended best wishes and acknowledged the fire fighters, disaster management officials and other emergency personnel who are spending sleepless nights battling fires, evacuating vulnerable people and rescuing those who are helpless and at risk amidst the raging fires in the Western Cape and […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Attend Community Work Programme Graduation in the Free State

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Andries Nel will attend the graduation celebration of the Community Work Programme (CWP) participants in Free State Province. The CWP is aimed at addressing the triple challenges faced by the country, namely, poverty, inequality and unemployment. CWP participants are recruited from poor households into […]

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Government and Partners to Host Second South African Urban Conference

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South Africa’s second national Urban Conference will be held on 30-31 October 2018 in Johannesburg. The conference is convened by the South African Cities Network (SACN) in partnership with the national Departments of Cooperative Governance (DCOG), Human Settlements (DHS) and the National Treasury; the South African Local Government Association, SA Council for Planners (SACPLAN), ICLEI […]

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Deputy Minister Nel to Attend Solidarity Dinner of the Gauteng-Italy Indaba Seminar

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Andries Nel will attend the solidarity dinner of the Gauteng-Italy Indaba Seminar. The dinner is hosted by the Gauteng provincial government at HB Connect Hotel in Sandton, JHB. The Gauteng provincial government is currently hosting Italy to explore economic and social partnership opportunities between […]

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Minister Mkhize Condemns Threats Against Auditor-General of South Africa Staff

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has strongly condemned threats and attacks on staff of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) deployed in municipalities to undertake audits of financial statements and performance information. The recent attack took place in Emfuleni where an official who is part of the team […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Address the Actuarial Society 2018 Convention

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Andries Nel will address the 45th 2018 Convention of the Actuarial Society of South Africa under the theme – “Actuaries giving solutions to the Municipality Crises”. The Actuarial Society of South Africa is a member driven organisation that develops the knowledge, expertise and skills […]

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Minister Mkhize to Brief COGTA Portfolio Committee on Municipalities that Invested with VBS

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National Zweli Mkhize Municipal Managers Forum

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will brief Parliament’s CoGTA Portfolio Committee on Municipalities that invested in the VBS bank. The briefing by Minister will look at the state of service delivery and finances of municipalities which invested in the VBS Mutual Bank. Minister Mkhize has also been requested […]