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Minister Mkhize To Visit Gauteng Province In Support of Interventions In Distressed Municipalities

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will undertake an oversight visit in support of interventions in distressed and dysfunctional municipalities in Gauteng Province as part of his ongoing national programme. The visit will focus on support to distressed and dysfunctional municipalities in Gauteng. Four municipalities have been identified as […]

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Minister Mkhize to Visit the Mpumalanga Province in Support of Interventions in Distressed Municipalities

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will visit Mpumalanga Province on 30 to 31 August 2018 as part of his national programme to provide support to distressed and dysfunctional municipalities. The Minister will meet the provincial leadership led by the Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni, MEC Speedy Mashilo and Eric […]

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Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Southern African Revenue Protection Association Convention

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Mayor representatives, Councillors, Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Engineers, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Goeie More, Good Morning, Sanibonani, Molweni, Dumelang, Thank you for the opportunity to address you today. Firstly, let me apologise for not being there in person. Unfortunately, I have another pressing engagement that prevents me from being in Cape Town this morning, but […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Expanded Public Works Programme Vuk’uphile Stakeholder Seminar

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Programme Director, Programme Director, Deputy Minister of Public Works, Mr Jeremy Cronin. Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Mr Jacob Mamabolo Director-General of the Department of Public Works, Advocate Sam Vukela Provincial Head of Departments of the Department of Public Works Mayors and MMCs Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Managers Ladies and Gentlemen,   Yesterday in […]

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COGTA Minister to Provide Progress Report on Municipal Recovery Programme

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize will on Monday 6 August 2018 provide a progress report on the municipal recovery programme that he announced in his Budget Vote speech, which entails intensive support and interventions in dysfunctional and distressed municipalities. Minister Mkhize had announced that there were 87 distressed and dysfunctional municipalities and that […]

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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. […]