DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

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 calls for the Turnaround of all Distressed Municipalities and to go Back to Basics

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize sounded a clarion call on 22 June 2018 to all dysfunctional and distressed municipalities, in Mangaung Metro Municipality. Minister Mkhize, Premier Sisi Ntombela, Deputy Minister Andries Nel and MEC Oupa Khoabane met with the leadership of some municipalities in the Free State Province. […]

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CoGTA Minister calls for the Turnaround of all Distressed Municipalities and to go Back to Basics

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize sounded a clarion call on 22 June 2018 to all dysfunctional and distressed municipalities, in Mangaung Metro Municipality. Minister Mkhize, Premier Sisi Ntombela, Deputy Minister Andries Nel and MEC Oupa Khoabane met with the leadership of some municipalities in the Free State Province. […]

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Distressed Municipalities to Receive Support Teams

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel says by end of this year, all distressed municipalities will be receiving support from dedicated teams. “We have deployed District Support Teams consisting of engineers, construction and project managers, financial accountants, town and regional planners as well governance and administration experts in 55 of the priority […]

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Address by Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel at the Vision 2030 Summit

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, at the VISION 2030 SUMMIT, Johannesburg, 20 June 2018   Programme Director, Ladies and Gentlemen,   The whole country has been galvanised by President Ramaphosa’s call to ‘Thuma Mina/Send Me’ – calling upon all citizens to play their part in building […]

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Restoring Dignity through Work Opportunities

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The Community Work Programme(CWP)is a community driven government programme based in the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG). It is an element of Public Employment Programmes (PEPs) designed to address the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality. It provides an employment safety net (not an employment solution) and basic minimum income for people living in […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Attend the Vision 2030 Summit

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Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Andries Nel will on 20 June 2018, attend and address the Vision 2030 Summit to be held in Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. The summit was initially endorsed by the National Planning Commission whose objective is to  rally the nation around a common set of objectives and priorities […]

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Address by Deputy Minister Nel at the Metropolis Annual Meeting Media Launch

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL, on Implementing the Integrated Urban Development Framework to address global and national urban challenges at the METROPOLIS ANNUAL MEETING MEDIA LAUNCH, Nasrec, Johannesburg, 14 June 2018   Programme Director, Mr Mpho Nawa; Premier of Gauteng, Hon David Makhura; President of SALGA […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Visit Umhlathuze Municipality

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel will visit Umhlathuze Municipality on the 14 and 15 June 2018. In line with the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF), the Department of Cooperative Governance with its partners designed an Intermediate City Municipalities programme that provides support to enable them to respond to the […]