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IMC: Services Provided in Vuwani

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The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Vuwani has commended the Limpopo Provincial Government for ensuring that a technical team is in place to assist with the implementation of services in LIM345 and all its 36 wards. The technical team is made up of all provincial departments. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) on […]

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COGTA Allocates R74m to Western Cape Drought Relief

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape. The Minister said this when he led a media briefing of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Drought at the Imbizo Centre in Parliament in Cape Town. The […]

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Minister van Rooyen: ICTs Pivotal for Youth and Women Development

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR DES VAN ROOYEN, at the AFRICA DECENTRALISATION DAY COMMEMORATION, 10 August 2017, CSIR ICC, TshwaneProgramme Director, DG Nwaila, Ambassador of DRC and Dean of Diplomatic Corp, Ambassador Bene M’Poko, President of SALGA, Cllr Parks Tau Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Mr Solly Msimanga, Government officials, […]

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The Role of Traditional Leadership in a Constitutional Democracy

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In September 2013, Cabinet approved the publication of a Bill that would pave the way for the Khoisan people to be recognised. The Bill makes statutory provisions for the recognition of the Khoisan and also addresses limitations of existing legislation relating to traditional leadership and governance. The Bill will contribute to the NDP’s key target […]

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Minister Des van Rooyen on the Role of Government in Youth Development

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MINISTER DES VAN ROOYEN, at the LOCAL GOVERNMENT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE, 20 June 2017, MuldersdriftProgramme Director, Thapelo Maleke Deputy Minister Nel, Youth leaders from across the country, Ladies and Gentlemen,Dumelang, Sanibonani, Good Morning, Molweni, Goeie More,I’m very happy to join you today.Last week I joined […]

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Minister van Rooyen Notes the Improvement in the Provision of Basic Services

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Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des van Rooyen welcomes the statistical report on Non-financial census of municipalities (NFCM) for the year 2016 released by the Statistician-General on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The NFCM measures selected aspects of service delivery, including water, electricity, solid waste management, sewerage and sanitation, amongst others. The […]