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Paving a Way Back to Basics: COGTA’s Annual Performance Plan 2015-2016

CoGTA envisions a functional and developmental government system that delivers on its constitutional and legislative mandates within a system of cooperative governance.

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Launch of the Back to Basics Approach in the Western Cape

The Deputy Minister of CoGTA, Mr Andries Nel launched the Back to Basics approach to local government in the Western Cape at the Premier's Coordinating Forum convened by the Premier of the Western Cape on Tuesday, 17 March 2015.

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Deputy Minister Nel to Launch Western Cape Back to Basics

On Tuesday, 17 March 2015, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Andries Nel, will attend the Western Cape Premier’s Coordinating Forum.

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  • Paving a Way Back to Basics: COGTA’s Annual Performance Plan 2015-2016 +

    CoGTA envisions a functional and developmental government system that delivers on its constitutional and legislative mandates within a system of Read More
  • Launch of the Back to Basics Approach in the Western Cape +

    The Deputy Minister of CoGTA, Mr Andries Nel launched the Back to Basics approach to local government in the Western Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel to Launch Western Cape Back to Basics +

    On Tuesday, 17 March 2015, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister, Andries Nel, will attend the Western Cape Premier’s Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Announces Extension of Director-General’s Contract +

    The minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, announces the extension of Director-General Vusi Madonsela’s contract for further Read More
  • Are you ready for the 2015 Local Government Tourism Conference? +

    An Invitation by the Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom. 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.