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Deputy Minister Andries Nel’s Address at the Interfaith Prayer Service against Xenophobia

St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town, 21 April 2015

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Request for Information (RFI) on Smart Meter System

The Department of Cooperative Governance, in responding to the challenges facing municipalities on revenue collection has identified a Smart Meter System revenue enhancement programme as a meaningful programme for revenue collection.

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Minister Pravin Gordhan to Meet with Traditional Leaders to Discuss Recent Spate of Xenophobic Attacks

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with the Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders Kgoshi Pontsho Maubane, will meet the provincial  . . .

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Latest News

  • Deputy Minister Andries Nel’s Address at the Interfaith Prayer Service against Xenophobia +

    St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town, 21 April 2015 Read More
  • Request for Information (RFI) on Smart Meter System +

    The Department of Cooperative Governance, in responding to the challenges facing municipalities on revenue collection has identified a Smart Meter Read More
  • Minister Pravin Gordhan to Meet with Traditional Leaders to Discuss Recent Spate of Xenophobic Attacks +

    Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with the Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders Read More
  • Circular no. 15 of 2015: Implementation of Government Notice 243 - Remuneration of Public Office Bearers +

    Implementation of Government Notice 243 of 25 March 2015 Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act (20/1998) Read More
  • Support and Good Governance Package to Deal with Challenge in the Oudtshoorn Municipality +

    Deputy Minister Andries Nel visited the Oudtshoorn Municipality today to present a support and good governance package in terms of 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.