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KZN Cogta Welcomes Increased Infrastructure Budget

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has welcomed the increased infrastructure budget allocations for municipalities and the fact that a significant share will go to KZN.

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Focusing on Turning Municipalities Around

Debate on the State of the Nation Address: Speech by Minister Pravin Gordhan

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Minister Gordhan Welcomes the Decision by Malamulele Stakeholders to Lift the Shutdown

The Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs Minister, Mr Pravin Gordhan, welcomes the decision by the majority of stakeholders in Malamulele to lift the shutdown.

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  • KZN Cogta Welcomes Increased Infrastructure Budget +

    KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has welcomed the increased infrastructure budget allocations for municipalities Read More
  • Focusing on Turning Municipalities Around +

    Debate on the State of the Nation Address: Speech by Minister Pravin Gordhan Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Welcomes the Decision by Malamulele Stakeholders to Lift the Shutdown +

    The Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs Minister, Mr Pravin Gordhan, welcomes the decision by the majority of stakeholders in Malamulele Read More
  • Release of the Report by the Municipal Demarcation Board on Malamulele +

    'The study commissioned by the Board found that the proposal for a stand-alone municipality for the area of Malamulele does Read More
  • The Determination and Redetermination of Municipal Boundaries +

    In preparations for the 2016 municipal elections, the Minister has, after consultation with the MECs responsible for local government in 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.