NPO Sector Urged to Play an Active Role in the Advancement of Service Provision and Local Governance

Address by the Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Andries Nel, MP

 Embassy Hall, Mahikeng, North West

Deputy Minister Nel Calls for Meaningful Community Participation in Local Governance

According to publicly available research, local government protests have spread across the country, increasing in frequency and violence in 2009 and peaking significantly in 2012.

Violent Protests Uncceptable in our Democracy

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli has strongly condemned the violent community protests which have taken place in Bloemhof, where private and public property has been badly damaged and community members displaced from their homes. 

Media Alert: Deputy Minister Nel to be a Panellist at the Wits P&DM Governance Roundtable

The Deputy Minister for the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Andries Nel will be a panelist at the round table discussion, where his address will be on political and institutional challenges and opportunities for dealing with local delivery.

New Salary Capping Measures for Senior Municipal Managers Published

On 29 March 2014 Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lechesa Tsenoli, published a Notice in the Government Gazette which effectively sets upper limits on the remuneration packages that will be paid to all senior municipal managers to be appointed in the future.


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