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Minister Mkhize To Visit Gauteng Province In Support of Interventions In Distressed Municipalities

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will undertake an oversight visit in support of interventions in distressed and dysfunctional municipalities in Gauteng Province as part of his ongoing national programme. The visit will focus on support to distressed and dysfunctional municipalities in Gauteng. Four municipalities have been identified as […]

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Minister Mkhize to Explore Partnership with ISAMAO to Professionalise Local Government

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, has met with the board members of the Institute of South African Municipal Accounting Officers (ISAMAO) in Cape Town today to explore areas of collaboration to promote good governance, efficient financial management and general management effectiveness in municipalities. ISAMAO was launched in 2014 […]

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Minister Mkhize to Visit the Mpumalanga Province in Support of Interventions in Distressed Municipalities

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will visit Mpumalanga Province on 30 to 31 August 2018 as part of his national programme to provide support to distressed and dysfunctional municipalities. The Minister will meet the provincial leadership led by the Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni, MEC Speedy Mashilo and Eric […]

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Minister Mkhize to Participate in Mandela Day Marathon

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will attend the 2018 edition of the Mandela Marathon in KwaZulu Natal. The KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) runs two programmes, namely the Corridor/Small Town Rehabilitation Programme and the Mandela Day Marathon. The annual Mandela Day Marathon is hosted […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Attend the Opening Session of the EPWP Vuk’Uphile Stakeholder Seminar

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Andries Nel will attend the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Vuk’uphile Stakeholder Seminar hosted by the Department of Public Works.   The aim of the two-day workshop is to assess the progress in the implementation of the Vuk’uphile Learnership Programme since its inception, explore […]

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Remains of Mandla Mjwara and Mfaniseni Mdlalose Handed Over to their Families

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Today, CoGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize joined South Africans to celebrate the lives of the two Umkhonto we Sizwe combatants who were handed over to their families. Also in attendance at this important ceremony was Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha; public service and administration Minister Ms Ayanda Dlodlo; deputy Minister of […]

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Minister Mkhize to Answer Oral Questions in the NCOP

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will tomorrow, 14 August 2018 answer oral questions in the NCOP as part of the Governance and Administration Cluster. In terms of Rule 246 (4), no more than six questions for oral reply may be put to a Minister in respect of any […]