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Minister Mkhize Pays Oversight Visit to Makana Local Municipality and Notes Progress on Turnaround

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize undertook a return visit to Makana Municipality in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) earlier today 26 April 2019 to monitor and assess progress made since his last visit in 2018 to discuss the turnaround of the municipality. This important meeting took place a day before […]

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Statement from Minister Mkhize on the Application to the Constitutional Court for Extension of the Municipal Systems Bill

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National Cogta Minister Zweli Mkhize on ConCourt Judgement

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs was a party in the proceedings in which the Constitutional Court confirmed the North Gauteng High Court decision that had been brought by the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (“SAMWU”) and declared as invalid SECTION 56A of the Municipal Systems Amendment Act 7 of 2011. In doing […]

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Circular by Minister Mkhize on Court Judgement Declaring Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act Invalid

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CIRCULAR FROM COGTA MINISTER DR ZWELI MKHIZE ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGEMENT DECLARING THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS AMENDMENT ACT, 2011 (ACT NO. 07 OF 2011) INVALID 1.   PURPOSE OF THE CIRCULAR The purpose is to: 1.1   inform municipalities and provincial departments responsible for local government about the status of […]

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Minister Mkhize to Hand Over Water Reticulation Project In Nkantolo, Mbizana

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will, on Friday 12 April 2019, hand over the Mbizana Water Reticulation Project to the community of Nkantolo at Mbizana in the Eastern Cape. CoGTA, through its infrastructure implementation agent, the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA), constructed the Water Reticulation System which provides […]

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CoGTA Principals Respond to the President’s Call to Clean SA

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize led the CoGTa family to respond to the President’s call to make South Africa clean. Minister Mkhize, Deputy Minister andries Nel and Deputy Minister Obed Bapela joined the President, leaders from across the three spheres, stakeholders and communities in the Eastern Cape Province […]

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Address by Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize at the welcome and induction session for MISA Young Graduates and Experiential Learners held at Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park

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The CEO of MISA, Mr Ntandazo Vimba Executives and Senior Managers Representatives from Professional Bodies Municipal Representatives Esteemed graduates Members of the media, Good morning to you all. We meet for a very important occasion. We have come together to warmly welcome our young graduates and professionals in very important fields in the built environment […]