DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Speech by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the 2018 MISTRA Urban Futures Conference

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Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairsat the MISTRA Urban Futures Conference: Realising Just Cities: Comparative Coproduction held in Cape Town on 6 November 2018   Min Sarveen Choudry, Minister for Urbanisation, Town and Country Planning and Housing in Himachal Pradesh State, India, Ladies and Gentlemen, Comrades and […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Andries Nel

Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at Metropolis Annual Meeting Gala Dinner

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Sanibonani, Dumelang, Molweni, Ndi madekwana, Goeie naand, Ri perile, Thobela, Lotjhani, Boa noite, Bon soir, As-salāmu ʿalaykum, Namaste. Good evening and welcome to South Africa, Ningizimu Afrika, Afrika Tshipembe, Mzansi Afrika, Suid-Afrika, Afrika Borwa, Afrika Dzonga, Africa do Sul, Afrique du Sud. I trust that protocol has been served in abundance today – in substantial […]

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The National Development Plan Unpacked

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 The National Development Plan (NDP) offers a long-term perspective. It defines a desired destination and identifies the role different sectors of society need to play in reaching that goal. As a long-term strategic plan, it serves four broad objectives: Providing overarching goals for what we want to achieve by 2030. Building consensus on the key […]

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What is the Role of the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent?

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The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) was established as Government Component within the Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA). It is a Schedule 3 entity regulated in terms of the Public Service Act, of 1994, as amended. This initiative is an integral part of the Department of Cooperative Governance’s programme towards improving municipal […]

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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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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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CoGTA Deputy Minister to address Western Cape Minister’s and Mayoral Forum

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel will address the Western Cape Minister’s and Mayoral Forum (MinMay). The forum will be chaired by the provincial MEC and attended by mayors and municipal managers of the 30 municipalities across the Western Cape.   The objective of the MinMay is to promote intergovernmental relations […]

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CoGTA Minister to Officially Open PriceWaterhouseCoopers Offices in Midrand

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will deliver a keynote address at the event marking the official opening of the PriceWaterhouseCoopers offices in Waterfall, Midrand on 5 June 2018.   Media confirmations should be sent to Nkanyiso Ndadane: 066 480 3430   – DATE    : 5 June 2018 – TIME     : 5:30pm […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize will participate in the 5th Strategic Growth Forum Africa 2018 Panel Discussion

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will on 10 May 2018 participate in a panel discussion at the 5th Strategic Growth Forum Africa 2018 in Sandton Convention Centre which will discuss broad opportunities and challenges facing the cities. The media is invited to the panel discussion session which takes […]