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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 Minister , Dr Zweli Mkhize, Convenes MINMEC Meeting

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize will today, 18 May 2018 convene the CoGTA MINMEC meeting to be attended by Provincial CoGTA MECs.  The meeting will look at the work of COGTA including interventions to assist dysfunctional and distressed municipalities and work related to the Department of Traditional Affairs. […]

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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 […]

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Minister Mkhize Addresses KZN Local Government Indaba

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Minister Zweli Mkhize addressed the first Kwazulu-Natal  Local Government Indaba which took place in Durban. Addressing the gathered delegates, Minister Mkhize emphasised the importance of incorporating values of integrity, selflessness and equality when delivering services or interacting with communities. “The values of integrity, selflessness and equality for all that Madiba espoused are some of the […]

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Minister Zweli Mkhize’s Address at the Kwazulu-Natal Local Government Indaba

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, DR ZWELI MKHIZE, at the KWAZULU-NATAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT INDABA, 23 March 2018, Durban     The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube and all MECs present Chairperson of SALGA, KZN Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders; […]