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Deputy Minister Obed Bapela to attend the launch of the Maphungubwe Institute (MISTRA) Book on Traditional Leaders in a Democracy

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela will tomorrow, 28 February 2019, attend the launch of the Maphungubwe Institute (MISTRA) Book on “Traditional Leaders in a Democracy: Resources, Resistance, Respect”. Deputy Minister Bapela will be part the panel and participate as a respondent during a discussion about the contested […]

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Annual Official Opening of the National House of Traditional Leaders by the President of the Republic of South Africa and Debate of the President’s Speech Delivered During the Annual Official Opening of the House

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The National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) will be officially opened for the 2019 business by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the 19th of February 2019. The annual event allows members of the house to engage and agree on the new programme of action that will emanate from the debate of the President’s address. The address […]

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Government Issues Certificate Of Recognition to Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau as the King of Amampondo

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Government has issued a certificate of recognition to His Majesty Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Siqcau as the King of AmaMpondo in terms of the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act, 2003 (Act No.42 of 2003). Government began the process of recognizing Mr Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Siqcau as the King of AmaMpondo in terms of the Traditional Leadership […]

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Coronation of King of AmaMpondo AseNyandeni to Take Place

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, wishes to announce that the Royal Family of AmaMpondo aseNyandeni Kingship will be hosting the coronation of His Majesty King Mangaliso Ndamase (Ndlovuyezwe!), at Nyandeni Great Place, Libode in the Eastern Cape Province on the 3rd of October 2018. The ceremony will take the […]

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COGTA Welcomes Two New Deputy Directors-General

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Zweli Mkhize has welcomed two new Deputy Directors-General appointed at the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA) — Ramatsobane Shoky Mogaladi and Thandaza Shandu. “I am pleased to welcome the two DDGs to their new role in the COGTA family. Their expertise and wealth of experience will further assist […]

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Minister Mkhize Welcomes the New Deputy Directors-General in the Department of Traditional Affairs

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has extended a warm welcome to new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs) appointed at the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA), Ms Ramatsobane Shoky Mogaladi and Ms Thandaza Shandu. Ms Mogaladi will lead the Research Policy and Legislation (RPL) branch which is responsible for research and […]