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Deputy Minister, Andries Nel Engaged the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN)

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance an Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Andries Nel met with the Chief Executive Officer of South African Council for Planners, Mr Martin Lewis and other stakeholders as part of the process to engage on the implementation and the realisation of the ideals of the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF). The […]

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Minister Mkhize to Participate in Ethical Leadership Roundtable Discussion

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize will participate in the Black Management Forum’s roundtable discussion entitled “Conversations with CEOs” as a panelist to share his experience and views on ethical leadership. The event will be attended by various prominent business leaders and CEOs at Protea Fire and Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg […]

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CoGTA Minister Zweli Mkhize Meeting with Salga and Advisory Panel Briefing of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Bulk Electricity Reticulation and Distribution

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize chaired a joint executive committee meeting of CoGTA and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) earlier today, a platform that provides opportunity for organised municipalities to engage the minister directly on municipal institutional issues that require his immediate attention. The leadership of both institutions […]

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Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Integrated Urban Development Grant Seminar

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  OPENING REMARKS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, at the INTEGRATED URBAN DEVELOPMENT GRANT SEMINAR, 05 July 2018, Boksburg   Programme Director, Representatives from provincial Cogtas, City Managers, CFOs, Heads of Planning and Engineering Services, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Introduction Good Afternoon, I do apologise for not […]

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Minister Mkhize to Hold Joint CoGTA-SALGA Executive Committee Meeting

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The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize will tomorrow meet with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) leadership in a first joint executive committee meeting at the CoGTA Pretoria head offices. While the Minister has interacted with SALGA at different levels and platforms, tomorrow’s meeting is the first joint executive […]

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COGTA Welcomes Two New Deputy Directors-General

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Zweli Mkhize has welcomed two new Deputy Directors-General appointed at the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA) — Ramatsobane Shoky Mogaladi and Thandaza Shandu. “I am pleased to welcome the two DDGs to their new role in the COGTA family. Their expertise and wealth of experience will further assist […]

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Minister Mkhize Welcomes the New Deputy Directors-General in the Department of Traditional Affairs

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has extended a warm welcome to new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs) appointed at the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA), Ms Ramatsobane Shoky Mogaladi and Ms Thandaza Shandu. Ms Mogaladi will lead the Research Policy and Legislation (RPL) branch which is responsible for research and […]

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BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

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BUFFALO CITY DECLARATION OF BRICS MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT   WE, the Ministers responsible for Disaster Management in the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, acknowledge that the Joint Task Force met in Buffalo City, Eastern Cape Province, […]