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Statement by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on the 2020 Local Government Week

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On Tuesday, 08 September 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will address the annual Local Government Week which is hosted by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and South African Local Government Association (SALGA). The 2020 theme is about: “Advancing our Collective Efforts to Change the Financial State […]

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Statement on the Launch of the Waterberg District Development Model Hub

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On Saturday, 05 September 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma launched the Waterberg District Development Model (DDM) Hub and introduced shared services capacity. As a one of the pilot spaces, Waterberg district is working towards achieving the goal of building a capable, ethical and developmental state characterised […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Visit Waterberg District Development Model Hub

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will on Saturday, 05 September 2020 visit Waterberg District Development Model (DDM) Hub. Waterberg District is one of the three DDM pilots which were launched late last year (2019). Minister Dlamini Zuma will be accompanied by the Minister of Small Enterprise Development, […]

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Deputy Minister Obed Bapela Visits Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in his Capacity as DDM Champion

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela, will visit the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in his capacity as the District Champion.   President Ramaphosa deployed Ministers and Deputy Ministers as champions to work with various districts as per for the District Development Model (DDM). The DDM seeks to […]

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Media Briefing on COVID-19 Level 2 Lockdown Regulations

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Following the address to the nation by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday, 15 August 2020, on progress in the national effort to contain the Covid-19 pandemic; Ministers who serve in the National Coronavirus Command Council will brief the media on the regulations relating to the COVID-19 Level 2 restrictions. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and […]

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Statement by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on Gender Equality and the Scourge of GBV

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma joins in solidarity the national call for gender equality and cessation of violence against women and children, as our country marks Women’s Month. The Minister paid homage to the struggle veteran, Mama Thoko Msimang who departed on August, 2 2020. Minister Dlamini […]

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CoGTA Minister and SAHRC to Cooperate in Furthering Human Rights

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Joint Media Statement: The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission or the SAHRC) and the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma held a joint meeting to discuss possible areas of collaboration to help in the furtherance of human rights against the backdrop of the Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Besides […]