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Minister Mkhize Meets Delegation of United States Senators

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, today 5 April met with a visiting delegation of United States Senators at Liliesleaf Farm in Johannesburg to promote cooperation on various areas between South Africa and the United States of America.  The Minister met with Liliesleaf CEO Mr Nic Wolpe and Senators: Senator […]

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Minister Mkhize Addresses KZN Local Government Indaba

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Minister Zweli Mkhize addressed the first Kwazulu-Natal  Local Government Indaba which took place in Durban. Addressing the gathered delegates, Minister Mkhize emphasised the importance of incorporating values of integrity, selflessness and equality when delivering services or interacting with communities. “The values of integrity, selflessness and equality for all that Madiba espoused are some of the […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel Delivers RSA’s National Statement

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The World Water Forum’s mission is to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and the use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life. Read the full speech: National […]

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CoGTA Briefs the Portfolio Committee on Forensic Reports

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize attended the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs for the first time since he took over as a Minister of this portfolio in February 2018. The Ministry of CoGTA was briefing the committee about the status of local government forensic investigation reports. […]

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R1.5bn Investment for Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an investment of R1.5 billion, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu. “This is the outcome of a collaboration between the Department of Small Business Development, Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) and the Services SETA. We [recently] launched the Entrepreneurship and Cooperatives Development Institute […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize Takes Oath of Office

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It’s official, Dr Zweli Mkhize’s appointment as the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs was confirmed on Tuesday when he was sworn in to the Parliament of South Africa as well as took the oath of office. Who is Dr Zweli Mkhize? Dr Zweli Lawrence Mkhize is a medical doctor, legislator and politician. He […]

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New Cabinet Announced

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced changes to the National Executive and the appointment of David Mabuza as the new Deputy President of the Republic. Nhlanhla Nene, who held the post once before, has been appointed as Minister of Finance. In a media briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday evening, the President said […]