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South African Youth Building a Better Future

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Deputy Minister Andries Nel says he is inspired by the youth of South Africa who are building a better future each day. Read more...

Minister Gordhan Condemns Chaos at Oudtshoorn Municipality

COGTA Minister Pravin Gordhan strongly condemns the chaos and intimidation that erupted at the Oudtshoorn Municipal council meeting on Tuesday.

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Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel in Mogalakwena, Limpopo

“We are generation 2020. We don’t want a hand-out, we want a hand-up.” 

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  • South African Youth Building a Better Future +

    Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Deputy Minister Andries Nel says he is inspired by the youth of South Africa Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Condemns Chaos at Oudtshoorn Municipality +

    COGTA Minister Pravin Gordhan strongly condemns the chaos and intimidation that erupted at the Oudtshoorn Municipal council meeting on Tuesday. Read More
  • Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel in Mogalakwena, Limpopo +

    “We are generation 2020. We don’t want a hand-out, we want a hand-up.”  Read More
  • COGTA Releases Official Update on Winter Initiation Season +

    The Ministry for Cooperatives Governance and Traditional Affairs sadly expresses sincere condolences on the deaths of the initiates where the Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel Receives FNB Academy for Municipal Excellence Delegation +

    The Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Mr. Andries Nel, received a delegation from First National Bank (FNB), 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.