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Address By The Deputy Minister Of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Mr Obed Bapela, At The Eastern Cape Winter Initiation Season Launch


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Ah Zanelizwe!
, Hon MEC – COGTA: Fikile Xasa, 
Deputy Executive Mayor OR Tambo District Cllr: Nogumla, Chairperson of the National House  of Traditional Leaders, Ikosi Mahlangu, Ndzundza! Chairperson of the Provincial House, Inkosi Nonkonyane, Members of the National and Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders, Members of the Local Houses of Traditional Leaders
, Head of Departments, […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela Addresses China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation

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On Friday, 8 June 2017, the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs #COGTA Obed Bapela delivered a key note address at the research seminar on opportunities and challenges of China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation. Deputy Minister Bapela emphasised the significance of the implementation of Special Economic Zones Programme and its impact on South Africa’s capabilities to manage […]

DTA Deputy Minister Obed Bapela

Address by the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Mr Obed Bapela, at The China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation Seminar

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE & TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR OBED BAPELA, AT The CHINA-AFRICA INDUSTRIALISATION COOPERATION SEMINAR, 08 June 2018, Tshwane   Programme Director, Chinese Ambassador, Lin Songtain, FOCAC Ambassador, Zhou Yuxiao, Professor Lieckness Simbayi, Deputy Chief Executive Office, HSRC, Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller, Executive Director, HSRC, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning, Ni […]

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CoGTA Strengthens Efforts to Rescue Distressed Municipalities

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The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) will dispatch with immediate effect 14 technical teams to dysfunctional municipalities to build capacity. “These teams are composed of engineers, construction and project managers, financial experts, town and regional planning experts and administrators, who are expected to build permanent capacity in the municipalities,” Minister of Cooperative […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela to Deliver Keynote Address at the China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation Event

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Mr. Obed Bapela, will deliver a key note address at the research seminar on opportunities and challenges of China-Africa Industrialisation Cooperation on 08 June 2018. The main objective of the seminar will be to examine China – Africa industrialisation into the future. The seminar is […]

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CoGTA to present APP to the Select Committee

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On Tuesday 22 May, Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Deputy Ministers, Mr Obed Bapela and Mr Andries Nel will lead the CoGTA team to present the Annual Performance Plan (APP) to the Select Committee. The briefing to the Select Committee will take place as follows: Date: 22 May 2018 Time: 10h00 Venue: S12A, Ground […]

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The Customary Initiation Bill

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The Customary Initiation Bill (CIB) was tabled in Parliament on 5 April 2018, as Bill No 7 of 2018 [B7-2018]. An explanatory summary of the Bill was published in Government Gazette No. 41498 of 16 March 2018. This Bill aims to provide for the effective regulation of customary initiation practices; to provide for the establishment of […]