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Deputy Minister Tau Welcomes the 6th UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

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“The 6th triennial United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) World Congress is an important moment on the global stage. It has evolved into a complete experience that now encompasses various themes, formats and encapsulates the diversity of our century old movement”.  These were sentiments expressed by the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs […]

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Statement on Allegations of Snubbing SCOPA

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma noted with concern the media reports alleging that she snubbed SCOPA meetings. The negative media reports being sponsored by some members of the committee are misleading to the public. The Minister wants to clarify that she does not chair the IMTT as […]

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President Launches Metro Pilot of District Model

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit KwaZulu-Natal Province on Thursday and Friday, 17 and 18 October 2019, to launch the metropolitan version of the District Development Model at the eThekwini (Durban) Metropolitan Municipality. This follows the successful rural pilot launch of the District Development Model at the OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province […]

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State of Readiness Media Briefing for eThekwini Presidential Launch of District Development Model

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Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will lead a state of readiness media briefing of the District Development Model Presidential Launch . Members of the media are invited to cover the state of readiness media briefing as follows: Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019 Time: 12h30 Venue: Hall 6, Durban Exhibition […]

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President to launch Presidential District Coordination Service Delivery Model

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially launch the first pilot site of the district-based coordination model dubbed “Khawuleza”  at a Presidential Imbizo in OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. In his presentation of the Presidency Budget Vote to the National Assembly on 17 July 2019, President Ramaphosa identified […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Discuss District Model of Service Delivery

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On Wednesday, 11 September 2019 at 12:00, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will interact with the listeners of various community radio stations through a Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS) facilitated broadcast. Minister Dlamini Zuma will be discussing chiefly, the new district-based model for development that will synchronise […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Pleased with MISA’s Performance

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma noted the good performance by the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) as reflected by the unqualified audit outcome for the 2018/2019 financial year. In tabling the report, the AGSA said the organisation’s financial statements “present fairly, in all material respects, the financial […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela and the National House of Traditional Leaders a Part of RSA Delegation on a Study Tour to Benin, West Africa

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela is part of the South African delegation visiting the Republic of Benin, from 1- 5 August 2019. The national Ministries of CoGTA, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Treasury and the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) in collaboration with United Nations […]

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Deputy Minister Tau Highlight the Critical Role of Local Government in Aligning SDGs

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DEPUTY MINISTER TAU DELIVERED A KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SDGs SYMPOSIUM The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Parks Tau, delivered a Keynote Address at the Local Government Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Symposium. This symposium followed the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations […]