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COGTA Welcomes the Criminal Matters Amendment Bill and Other Measures to Combat Metal Theft

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs welcomes the publication of the Criminal Matters Amendment Bill 2015 as a further measure in government’s efforts to protect our nation's essential infrastructure from organised criminal activity. 

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Outcomes of the Meeting with National Director of Public Prosecutions on Initiation

As the winter initiation season comes to an end, government would like to welcome all the graduates from the initiation schools.

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Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent Seeks to Appoint Individual Consultants

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent seeks to appoint individual consultants for various infrastructure related projects. You can access the full advertisement and download the terms of reference.

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  • COGTA Welcomes the Criminal Matters Amendment Bill and Other Measures to Combat Metal Theft +

    The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs welcomes the publication of the Criminal Matters Amendment Bill 2015 as a Read More
  • Outcomes of the Meeting with National Director of Public Prosecutions on Initiation +

    As the winter initiation season comes to an end, government would like to welcome all the graduates from the initiation Read More
  • Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent Seeks to Appoint Individual Consultants +

    The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent seeks to appoint individual consultants for various infrastructure related projects. You can access the full Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Expresses Grave Concern Over Oudtshoorn Municipality +

    Minister Pravin Gordhan has expressed grave concern over the deterioration of status in the Oudtshoorn Municipality. Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel’s Remarks at the CWP Launch in Northern Cape +

    [Back to Basics also means ensuring that our municipalities have the basic capacity required to manage South Africa’s rapid urbanization 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.