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Remains of Mandla Mjwara and Mfaniseni Mdlalose Handed Over to their Families

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Today, CoGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize joined South Africans to celebrate the lives of the two Umkhonto we Sizwe combatants who were handed over to their families. Also in attendance at this important ceremony was Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha; public service and administration Minister Ms Ayanda Dlodlo; deputy Minister of […]

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Minister Mkhize to Answer Oral Questions in the NCOP

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, will tomorrow, 14 August 2018 answer oral questions in the NCOP as part of the Governance and Administration Cluster. In terms of Rule 246 (4), no more than six questions for oral reply may be put to a Minister in respect of any […]

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Minister Mkhize Invites Suitable Candidates for Nomination to serve as Commissioners of the CRL Rights Commission

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, invites nominations from organisations and individuals within the cultural, religious and linguistic sectors of South Africa for appointment as candidates to serve as Commissioners of the Commission on the Promotion of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission). The […]

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Minister Mkhize to Host Send-Off for Engineers and Town Planners as Part of Municipal Recovery Programme

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance,  Dr Zweli Mkhize, will tomorrow 6 August 2018 host a send-off media briefing for recently appointed engineers and town planners who are deployed in distressed and dysfunctional municipalities, as part of the Municipal Recovery Programme. The Minister made a commitment in his 2018 CoGTA Budget Vote Speech that interventions would be made to […]

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COGTA Minister to Provide Progress Report on Municipal Recovery Programme

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize will on Monday 6 August 2018 provide a progress report on the municipal recovery programme that he announced in his Budget Vote speech, which entails intensive support and interventions in dysfunctional and distressed municipalities. Minister Mkhize had announced that there were 87 distressed and dysfunctional municipalities and that […]

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Coronation of King of AmaMpondo AseNyandeni to Take Place

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, wishes to announce that the Royal Family of AmaMpondo aseNyandeni Kingship will be hosting the coronation of His Majesty King Mangaliso Ndamase (Ndlovuyezwe!), at Nyandeni Great Place, Libode in the Eastern Cape Province on the 3rd of October 2018. The ceremony will take the […]

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Minister Mkhize Invites Suitable Candidates to Apply for Appointment to the Municipal Demarcation Board

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the appointment as members of Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) for a period of five years, beginning from 20 February 2019 until 20 February 2024. The MDB, established in terms of Section 155(3)(b) of the […]