Minister Van Rooyen at the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Southern African Regional Conference

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28 JUNE 2016 ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER FOR COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN, COMMONWEALTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT FORUM SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE – EMPERORS PALACE Programme Director; Honourable Ministers present here today; Hon. Bornito De Sousa, Minister of Territorial Administration in Angola; Hon. Frans Solomon Westhuizen, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Local […]

Address by Minister Dses Van Rooyen at the 2nd Institute of South African Municipal Accounting Officers Conference

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  27 June 2016 Boksburg   Programme Director, Mr Zolile Williams Deputy Minister of DPSA, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo Honourable Premier David Makhura ISAMAO Chairman, Dan Gorbachev Mashitisho SALGA Deputy Chair, Mpho Nawa, Executive Mayors, Municipal Managers,   Thank you for the opportunity to address you today.   It is said, that there is a Chinese […]

Address by Minister Des Van Rooyen at the 2016 Municipal Demarcation Board Conference

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23 June 2016 Boksburg   Programme Director, Mr Xolile George, Deputy Speaker, National Assembly, Honourable Lechesa Tsenoli Chair of the Finance Standing Committee, National Assembly, Honourable Yunus Carrim, Other Members of Parliament Deputy Minister Cogta, Honourable Andries Nel MEC Cogta Limpopo, Ms Makhurupetje Makoma Speaker of the Free State Provincial Legislature, Ms Mamiki Qabathe, National […]

Address by Minister Des Van Rooyen at the Official Launch Ceremony of the State of the Cities Report

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22 June 2016 Johannesburg   Programme Director, Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Gauteng Premier, Executive Mayors, Chairs and CEOs of SALGA an SACN, Business and civil society representatives,   It is great to be here at the launch of the 2016 State of South African Cities Report. As the CoGTA Ministry, we wholeheartedly welcome the Report. […]

Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Launch of the State of the Cities Report

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Statement by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs at the State of the Cities Report 2016 Media Briefing on 22 June 2016, Johannesburg   Programme Director, Chair of the SACN, Members of the Media,   Thank you for joining us here today. Our congratulations go to the South African […]

Address by Minister Des Van Rooyen at the Youth Development Dialogue

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17 June 2016 Westonaria   Programme Director, Executive Mayor of Westonaria, Councillor Nonkoliso Tundzi, NYDA representatives, IDC representatives, Youth participants,   It is an honour to join you today as we celebrate Youth Month.   The year 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising.   During that time the apartheid government spent R644 […]

National Italy Day

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REMARKS BY DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, HON:  OBED BAPELA, MP NATIONAL ITALY DAY, 01 JUNE 2016   Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Your Excellency, Ambassador Donnici Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners Members of the Diplomatic Community Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen   It gives me great pleasure to convey, on behalf […]

At The African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum Held At The CSIR International Convention Centre, Tshwane, on 31 May 2016

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Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Responsible for Provincial and Local Government) at the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum held at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Tshwane, on 31 May 2016   Sanibonani; Good morning; Dumelang; Goeie môre; Avuxeni; Ndi macheloni; Bom dia, sejam bemvindos a Africa […]

Address by Minister Des Van Rooyen at the Launch of Community Work Programme in Mbombela Municipality

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26 May 2016 Mbombela Municipality   Programme Director, MMC Bheki Zulu, Premier of Mpumalanga province, Mr David Mabuza, Cogta MEC Ms Refilwe Mtsweni and other MECs present, Executive Mayors and Mayors, Councillors, Traditional Leaders, CWP participants,   Thank you for the opportunity to address you today.   Yesterday, President Zuma commemorated Africa Day, under the […]

On The Occasion Of The Debate In The National Assembly On The Events In Vuwani, 17 May 2016, Cape Town

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ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER FOR COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN, MP, ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEBATE IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ON THE EVENTS IN VUWANI, 17 May 2016, Cape Town   Honourable Speaker, My colleagues, Ministers Deputy Ministers, Esteemed Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Fellow South Africans and special acknowledgement […]