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Minister Gordhan Calls for Actionable Urban Investment Partnerships

Address by the Honourable Minister Pravin Gordhan a the Urban Investment Partnership Conference.

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COGTA and National Treasury to Host Urban Investment Partnership Conference

The National Treasury and the Department of Co-operative Governance in collaboration with the Development Bank of Southern Africa will co-host the Urban Investment Partnership Conference.

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Deputy Minister Nel Urges Women to Take Up Opportunities Provided by the Government

The Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Andries Nel visited Theewaterskloof Local Municipality in the Western Cape Province.

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  • Minister Gordhan Calls for Actionable Urban Investment Partnerships +

    Address by the Honourable Minister Pravin Gordhan a the Urban Investment Partnership Conference. Read More
  • COGTA and National Treasury to Host Urban Investment Partnership Conference +

    The National Treasury and the Department of Co-operative Governance in collaboration with the Development Bank of Southern Africa will co-host Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel Urges Women to Take Up Opportunities Provided by the Government +

    The Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Andries Nel visited Theewaterskloof Local Municipality in the Western Cape Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel to Visit Community Work Programme Sites in Grabouw +

    Deputy Minister Andries Nel will visit a Community Work Programme (CWP) site in Theewaterskloof Local Municipality, Grabouw, Western Cape Province. Read More
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Infrastructure Development

Promotes accelerated infrastructure delivery in order to strengthen implementation of municipal infrastructure development at local government to targeted communities in order to eradicate backlogs and enable access to basic services.  During 2009/10 financial year, the sub-programme increased access to basic services by 1.2 million on basic water, 687 070 on basic sanitation, 965 636 on roads and community lighting by 464 183. 

 

The target for 2010/11 financial year is 1.4 million for basic water, 808 070 for basic sanitation, 1.1 million for roads and 540 186 for community lighting.  Access to free basic services by poor households during 2009/10 financial amounted to 87% for free basic water and 87% for free basic electricity.  The targets for free basic water and electricity for the 2010/11 financial year is 90% and 89% respectively.  Funding for basic services is provided through the Municipal Infrastructure Grant.