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Restoring Dignity through Work Opportunities

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The Community Work Programme(CWP)is a community driven government programme based in the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG). It is an element of Public Employment Programmes (PEPs) designed to address the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality. It provides an employment safety net (not an employment solution) and basic minimum income for people living in […]

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How to Save Energy at Home!

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Winter is here and this year temperatures have dropped significantly across the country.  In an attempt to keep warm, the use of heaters, stoves and other forms of heat generation increases resulting in high energy costs. Have you thought of what you can do to save energy at home this Winter? According to Eskom, the […]

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CoGTA Strengthens Efforts to Rescue Distressed Municipalities

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The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) will dispatch with immediate effect 14 technical teams to dysfunctional municipalities to build capacity. “These teams are composed of engineers, construction and project managers, financial experts, town and regional planning experts and administrators, who are expected to build permanent capacity in the municipalities,” Minister of Cooperative […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela to Deliver Keynote Address at the China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation Event

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Mr. Obed Bapela, will deliver a key note address at the research seminar on opportunities and challenges of China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation on 08 June 2018. The main objective of the seminar will be to examine China – Africa industrialisation into the future. The seminar is […]

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CoGTA Deputy Minister to address Western Cape Minister’s and Mayoral Forum

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel will address the Western Cape Minister’s and Mayoral Forum (MinMay). The forum will be chaired by the provincial MEC and attended by mayors and municipal managers of the 30 municipalities across the Western Cape.   The objective of the MinMay is to promote intergovernmental relations […]

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CoGTA Minister to Officially Open PriceWaterhouseCoopers Offices in Midrand

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will deliver a keynote address at the event marking the official opening of the PriceWaterhouseCoopers offices in Waterfall, Midrand on 5 June 2018.   Media confirmations should be sent to Nkanyiso Ndadane: 066 480 3430   – DATE    : 5 June 2018 – TIME     : 5:30pm […]

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Minister Mkhize Welcomes New MISA CEO

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has welcomed the approval by Cabinet of the appointment of Mr Goodman Ntandazo Vimba as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA). MISA is an agency under the Ministry Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) mandated to provide […]

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CoGTA to present APP to the Select Committee

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On Tuesday 22 May, Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Deputy Ministers, Mr Obed Bapela and Mr Andries Nel will lead the CoGTA team to present the Annual Performance Plan (APP) to the Select Committee. The briefing to the Select Committee will take place as follows: Date: 22 May 2018 Time: 10h00 Venue: S12A, Ground […]