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BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

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BUFFALO CITY DECLARATION OF BRICS MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT   WE, the Ministers responsible for Disaster Management in the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, acknowledge that the Joint Task Force met in Buffalo City, Eastern Cape Province, […]

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Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Municipal Innovative Infrastructure Financing Conference

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL at the SALGA MUNICIPAL INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING CONFERENCE, JOHANNESBURG, 13 June 2018. Programme Director, Cllr Mpho Khunou, MMC for Finance in Ekhuruleni, Dr Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, representing our host Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina, President of SALGA, Cllr Parks Tau, and members of […]

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Future of Cities Discussed at the 2018 Executive Leadership Programme

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This week, South African Government and city leaders are engaging on Integrated Urban Development Framework  #IUDF topics such as Urban Youth Unemployment, City Mobility & Public Spaces at Executive Leadership Programme (ELP). ELP is a joint initiative by the National Treasury, Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), South African Cities Network and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and runs for […]

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Minister Mkhize to Talk on Leading Future Cities

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, will tomorrow, 9 April 2018, address the National Treasury’s Executive Leadership Programme gala dinner, which is convened under the theme, “Leading Future Cities: Navigating Today’s Complexity.” The Executive Leadership Programme is a weeklong event whose delegates include mayors, municipal managers and other senior executives from the […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel Delivers RSA’s National Statement

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The World Water Forum’s mission is to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and the use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life. Read the full speech: National […]

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National Statement of South Africa Delivered by Deputy Minister Andries Nel

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NATIONAL STATEMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA AT THE THE 8TH WORLD WATER FORUM IN BRASILIA PRESENTED BY MR ANDRIES NEL, DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, ON 20 MARCH 2018   Excellency Minister José Sarney Filho, Members of the Presidium Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   Em nome de sua Excellencia Cyril Ramaphosa, Presidente da […]

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COGTA Minister Urges Citizens to Register to Vote on 10 & 11 March

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, has urged all South African citizens to register to vote during the Voter Registration and Address ‘harvesting’ drive this weekend.   “It is vital that citizens register to vote so that they can exercise their democratic right to vote during the 2019 elections,” said Minister Mkhize. […]