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The Fourth Urban Conference is Upon Us

The South African Cities Network (SACN) is partnering with the City of Tshwane, the Department of Cooperative Governance, and the South African Local Government Association to convene the Fourth South Africa Urban Development Conference in March 2015.

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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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  • The Fourth Urban Conference is Upon Us +

    The South African Cities Network (SACN) is partnering with the City of Tshwane, the Department of Cooperative Governance, and the Read More
  • 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
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Municipal Infrastructure Grant Transfers

supplements municipal capital budgets to eradicate the backlog in municipal infrastructure for providing basic services to poor households.  In 2009/10 financial year 89.4% of the total MIG allocation of R8.7 billion was spent on municipal infrastructure for the provision of basic services. 

R9.7 billion is allocated for the 2010/11 financial year for the eradication of backlogs in municipal infrastructure.  This sub-programme supports the achievement of targets set in the Infrastructure Development sub-programme.