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Report Back: Special COGTA MINMEC Meeting

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The Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), held a special MinMec meeting on 21 April 2017. The meeting chaired by Minister for CoGTA, honourable Minister Des van Rooyen looked at 3 key issues. Reconstitution of Traditional Houses; The work of the Demarcation Board; and Implementation of the Municipal Systems Act as amended in […]

Minister van Rooyen Urges Restraint ahead of the Nquthu Local Municipality By-Election

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des van Rooyen, is calling for an incident-free campaigning and by-elections in Nquthu Local Municipality, Kwazulu Natal Province. The decision of the Kwazulu Natal provincial government to dissolve the Nquthu Local Municipality, following a lengthy consultation with all stakeholders, is finally bearing positive fruits as […]

2017-18 DCoG Annual Performance Plan

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A Foreword by Minister Des van Rooyen We commemorated the 20th anniversary of the adoption of our Constitution in 2016.This important framework of our democracy continues to guide us towards achieving our objectives, as outlined in the National Development Plan (NDP). As South Africans, we can stand proud of our achievements in ensuring a peaceful […]

What is the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA)?

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The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) was established as Government Component within the Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA). It is a Schedule 3 entity regulated in terms of the Public Service Act, of 1994, as amended. This initiative is an integral part of the Department of Cooperative Governance’s programme towards improving municipal […]

Realising National Priorities Through Back to Basics

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The 3RD Presidential Local Government Summit convened under the theme of  “Transforming Municipal Spaces for Radical Social and Economic Development”, was a resounding success and it ended on a higher note on Friday, 07 April 2017 in Midrand.   The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des van Rooyen expressed his gratitude […]

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Purpose: To promote an integrated and co-ordinated system of disaster prevention, mitigation and risk management

3rd Presidential Local Government Summit Declaration

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 STATEMENT OF INTENT “Building on Back to Basics – Transforming Municipal Spaces for Radical Socio-Economic Development” 7 APRIL 2017 We, the delegates gathered here at the Gallagher Convention Centre from our different areas and organisations.   ACKNOWLEDGING the importance of leadership, accountability and reconnecting with communities as key ingredients to achieve radical socio-economic transformation in […]

President Jacob Zuma’s Address at the 3rd Presidential Local Government Summit

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Address by his Excellency President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the 3rd Presidential Local Government Summit, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand   06 April 2017   The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and all Ministers, Deputy Ministers and MECs, The Chairperson of SALGA and all mayors and municipal leadership, The […]

Minister van Rooyen’s Address at the 3rd Presidential Local Government Summit

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His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, All Ministers present, Premiers, Deputy Ministers, members of Parliament and MECs, Chairpersons of the CoGTA Portfolio and Select Committees; Traditional Leaders present; Leadership of SALGA, South African Cities Network and Municipal Demarcation […]