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Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions and Amended State of Disaster Regulations

Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions made in terms of Section 27(2) as well as Amended Regulations of State of Disaster in terms of section 27 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. You can download a copy of the Gazetted Directions and the […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Escalation of measures to combat Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

My fellow South Africans, It is a week since we declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster and announced a package of extraordinary measures to combat this grave public health emergency. The response of the South African people to this crisis has been remarkable. Millions of our people have understood the gravity of the situation. […]

CoGTA Minister Gazettes Regulations to Deal with COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) has, in terms of section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), and after consulting the responsible Cabinet members, made the and gazetted regulations to deal with the spread of Regulations in the Schedule. The regulations are in response to the […]

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5 Pillars of Back 2 Basics

Institutional Capacity : There has to be a focus will be on building strong municipal administrative systems and processes. It includes ensuring that administrative positions are filled with competent and committed people whose performance is closely monitored. (more…)

Building Capabilities

Sound financial management is integral to the success of local government. National Treasury has legislated standards and reporting requirements, and based on our monitoring of the indicators, we will identify the key areas emerging from the profiles and partner with National Treasury to support the remedial process. (more…)

Sound Financial Management

Good governance is at the heart of the effective functioning of municipalities. Municipalities will be constantly monitored and evaluated on their ability to carry out the following basics: (more…)

Good Governance
  • CoGTA will support the development and implementation of comprehensive infrastructure and maintenance plans in municipalities, with at least 7% of operational budgets going to maintenance of infrastructure. This will include infrastructure audits.

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Delivering Basic Services

Measures will be taken to ensure that municipalities engage with their communities. We will enforce compliance with the provisions of the Municipal Systems Act on community participation. Municipalities must develop affordable and efficient communication systems to communicate regularly with communities and disseminate urgent information. (more…)

Putting People First

Leadership

DCoG
Vision: An integrated, responsive and highly effective governance system, including communities, to achieve sustainable development and improved service delivery.

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DTA
About us: The establishment of the Department of Traditional Affairs was approved by Cabinet on 5 March 2008. The former Department of Provincial and Local Government was given a mandate deriving from the....

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MISA
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a national government component constituted in terms of Section 7(2) Schedule 3 of the Public Service Act of 1994 (as amended)...

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NDMC
Purpose: To promote an integrated and co-ordinated system of disaster prevention, mitigation and risk management...

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DCoG

87 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
+27 12 334 0600

DTA

Pencardia 1, 509 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria

MISA

1303 Heuwel Avenue, Riverside Office Park, Letaba House, Centurion
+27 12 848 5300

NDMC

1303 Heuwel Avenue, Riverside Office Park, Centurion
+27 12 848 4602