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Minister Gordhan Condemns Vuwani Violence

COGTA Minister Pravin Gordhan strongly condemns the incidents that took place in the Vuwani area over the last two days where communities have begun violently protesting against the decisions of the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB).

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Minister Gordhan Calls for Actionable Urban Investment Partnerships

Address by the Honourable Minister Pravin Gordhan a the Urban Investment Partnership Conference.

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COGTA and National Treasury to Host Urban Investment Partnership Conference

The National Treasury and the Department of Co-operative Governance in collaboration with the Development Bank of Southern Africa will co-host the Urban Investment Partnership Conference.

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  • Minister Gordhan Condemns Vuwani Violence +

    COGTA Minister Pravin Gordhan strongly condemns the incidents that took place in the Vuwani area over the last two days Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Calls for Actionable Urban Investment Partnerships +

    Address by the Honourable Minister Pravin Gordhan a the Urban Investment Partnership Conference. Read More
  • COGTA and National Treasury to Host Urban Investment Partnership Conference +

    The National Treasury and the Department of Co-operative Governance in collaboration with the Development Bank of Southern Africa will co-host Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel Urges Women to Take Up Opportunities Provided by the Government +

    The Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Andries Nel visited Theewaterskloof Local Municipality in the Western Cape Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel to Visit Community Work Programme Sites in Grabouw +

    Deputy Minister Andries Nel will visit a Community Work Programme (CWP) site in Theewaterskloof Local Municipality, Grabouw, Western Cape Province. 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.