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Minister Mkhize and Rev Jesse Jackson Reflect on Black Excellence

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CoGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize and US civil rights activist, Rev Jesse Jackson, attended the Black Excellence event in honour of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, hosted by the Ikusasa Le-Afrika Foundation and GIBS business school in Illovo, Sandton. The Minister was accompanied by Deputy Minister Andries Nel. The event discussion was themed: “Dilemma and challenge of […]

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Future of Cities Discussed at the 2018 Executive Leadership Programme

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This week, South African Government and city leaders are engaging on Integrated Urban Development Framework  #IUDF topics such as Urban Youth Unemployment, City Mobility & Public Spaces at Executive Leadership Programme (ELP). ELP is a joint initiative by the National Treasury, Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), South African Cities Network and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and runs for […]

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Minister Mkhize Attends the Launch of the Gauteng Investment Centre

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize joined Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Economic Development MEC Lebogang Maile at the relaunch of the Gauteng Investment Centre (GIC). The GIC is South Africa’s One-Stop Shop for international investors and established local businesses in the Gauteng City Region. […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize Visited King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana

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Minister Zweli Mkhize undertook an official visit to meet His Majesty King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana as part of engaging traditional leaders on their programmes and the work of government. The delegation accompanying Minister Mkhize included Limpopo COGTA MEC Mr Jerry Ndou, Executive Mayor of Thulamela – Cllr Mushoni Tshifhango; Executive Mayor of Makhado – Shonisani […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize Celebrates with Balobedu

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, today (07 April 2018) joined guests from all over the world to celebrate the the Balobedu Queenship.    Guests who attended the celebration held in Makwakwaila Stadium, Limpopo Province included President Cyril Ramaphosa, former President Jacob Zuma, Premier of Limpopo Province, Stan Mathabatha, […]

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Minister Mkhize Writes to Provinces and Municipalities on Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s Farewell Arrangements

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has written to provinces and municipalities providing guidelines regarding the farewell arrangements in honour of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.   The nation is mourning Mama Winnie who has been accorded a Special Official Funeral by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa, and will be laid […]

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Minister Mkhize Meets Delegation of United States Senators

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, today 5 April met with a visiting delegation of United States Senators at Liliesleaf Farm in Johannesburg to promote cooperation on various areas between South Africa and the United States of America.  The Minister met with Liliesleaf CEO Mr Nic Wolpe and Senators: Senator […]

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How do I Access Free Basic Municipal Services?

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Free basic municipal services are services provided at no charge by the Government to poor households. The services currently include water and electricity. These services are provided by municipalities and include a minimum amount of electricity, water and sanitation that is sufficient to cater for the basic needs of a poor household.  Only indigent households […]

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Minister Mkhize Addresses KZN Local Government Indaba

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Minister Zweli Mkhize addressed the first Kwazulu-Natal  Local Government Indaba which took place in Durban. Addressing the gathered delegates, Minister Mkhize emphasised the importance of incorporating values of integrity, selflessness and equality when delivering services or interacting with communities. “The values of integrity, selflessness and equality for all that Madiba espoused are some of the […]