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CoGTA Minister Zweli Mkhize Meeting with Salga and Advisory Panel Briefing of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Bulk Electricity Reticulation and Distribution

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize chaired a joint executive committee meeting of CoGTA and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) earlier today, a platform that provides opportunity for organised municipalities to engage the minister directly on municipal institutional issues that require his immediate attention. The leadership of both institutions […]

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Minister Mkhize Outlines Government’s Plan for Municipalities Owing Eskom to SCOPA

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Today, 14 June 2018, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, as the chairperson of the Inter-ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on Electricity Eticulation and Distribution  briefed the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) about government’s plans to resolve the challenge of debt owed to Eskom by municipalities for bulk electricity.  The minister was […]

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How to Save Energy at Home!

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Winter is here and this year temperatures have dropped significantly across the country.  In an attempt to keep warm, the use of heaters, stoves and other forms of heat generation increases resulting in high energy costs. Have you thought of what you can do to save energy at home this Winter? According to Eskom, the […]

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Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on Bulk Electricity and Water Accounts

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Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on bulk electricity and water accounts

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen convened the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on electricity on 13 February 2018 in Cape Town. The meeting today (13 February 2018) was convened to primarily receive and engage reports from various sectors, assess the levels of debts by municipalities to Eskom, Water […]