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South African Delegation Attending the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva

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The sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) is taking place in Geneva,  Switzerland from 13 to 17 May 2019. This important gathering is held under the theme – “Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies”. The Republic of South Africa is represented at the GP2019 by a delegation led by […]

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Update on Relief for Families Affected by the Floods Disasters in Eastern Cape and KZN

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Ministers involved in the management of the devastating flood disaster that befell parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are discussing different means to expedite the rescue and rehabilitation of affected communities and return to normality for the affected communities. The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) under the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs […]

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Minister Mkhize Pays Oversight Visit to Makana Local Municipality and Notes Progress on Turnaround

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize undertook a return visit to Makana Municipality in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) earlier today 26 April 2019 to monitor and assess progress made since his last visit in 2018 to discuss the turnaround of the municipality. This important meeting took place a day before […]

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Deputy Minister Nel to Launch the MOU Between DCOG and ICLEI Africa

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Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCOG) and ICLEI Africa, the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Andries Nel will on 02 May 2019 attend and officiate its launch. According to the MOU, the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCOG) and ICLEI Africa will […]

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IMTT on Service Delivery Meets to Deliberate on Alexandra Renewal Interventions

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The Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Service Delivery (IMTT) met in Pretoria today bringing together the three spheres of government – national, provincial and local – to discuss the implementation plan in response to the issues raised by the community of Alexandra in a memorandum to President Cyril Ramaphosa. The President visited Alexandra on 11 April […]