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CoGTA Deputy Minister Parks Tau to Participate in the Local Government Business Network Roundtable Discussion

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The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Mr Parks Tau will participate in the Local Government Business Network’s (LGBN) Next Generation Roundtable Discussion as a panelist on 05 July 2019 in Durban. The discussions, which will take place amid keen interest in artificial intelligence world over, are expected to explore innovation case studies in […]

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CoGTA Finalising Plans for the 6th Administration

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The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) held a two days strategic planning session from 27 – 28 July 2019. The successful strategic planning session was attended by the Minister of CoGTA, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma,  Deputy Minister Obed Bapela and Deputy Minister Parks Tau. The session was held with the senior managers […]

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CoGTA Minister Urges Improvement and Professionalism in Municipalities as she Welcomed AG’s Report

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the Auditor-General municipal audit report released on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 for the 2017/18 financial year. While the report showed some improvements across municipalities, it largely presents a picture of a decline in some key areas. The Minister welcomes the improvements outlined […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Deliver a Keynote Address at the African Cities Sustainability Forum

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will on Monday, 24 June 2019 deliver a keynote address at the 5th African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF). This important forum will be held under the theme – “Collective responsibility for sustainable African Capital Cities”. The ACCSF is the gathering of […]

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South African Delegation Attending the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva

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The sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) is taking place in Geneva,  Switzerland from 13 to 17 May 2019. This important gathering is held under the theme – “Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies”. The Republic of South Africa is represented at the GP2019 by a delegation led by […]

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Update on Relief for Families Affected by the Floods Disasters in Eastern Cape and KZN

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Ministers involved in the management of the devastating flood disaster that befell parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are discussing different means to expedite the rescue and rehabilitation of affected communities and return to normality for the affected communities. The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) under the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs […]

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Minister Mkhize Pays Oversight Visit to Makana Local Municipality and Notes Progress on Turnaround

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize undertook a return visit to Makana Municipality in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) earlier today 26 April 2019 to monitor and assess progress made since his last visit in 2018 to discuss the turnaround of the municipality. This important meeting took place a day before […]