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Cabinet to Appeal Ruling on COVID-19 Regulations

Cabinet has resolved to appeal the North Gauteng High Court judgment that declared COVID-19 regulations under levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutional. Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, announced this during a media briefing on the outcomes of a Cabinet virtual meeting held earlier on Thursday. According to Judge Norman Davis’s ruling handed down […]

Disaster Management Act: Regulations: Alert level 3 during Coronavirus COVID-19 Lockdown

Below is an extraction from the Gazette on lockdown regulations : You can download the complete PDF version of the Gazette (a) Alert Level 3 will apply nationally from 1 June 2020. (b) The following areas are declared as hotspots: Geographical area or cluster of geographical areas declared as hotspots for COVID-19 METROS Tshwane Johannesburg […]

Level 3 Regulations in Line with the Risk-Based Approach to Contain the Spread of COVID-19

Remarks by CoGTA Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Pretoria Colleagues; Members of the fourth estate; Compatriots. 84 days have lapsed since the first reported case of COVID-19 on our shores. From that day onwards, led by the steady hand of the President, we have put in place measures to contain the spread of the virus […]

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5 Pillars of Back 2 Basics

Institutional Capacity : There has to be a focus will be on building strong municipal administrative systems and processes. It includes ensuring that administrative positions are filled with competent and committed people whose performance is closely monitored. (more…)

Building Capabilities

Sound financial management is integral to the success of local government. National Treasury has legislated standards and reporting requirements, and based on our monitoring of the indicators, we will identify the key areas emerging from the profiles and partner with National Treasury to support the remedial process. (more…)

Sound Financial Management

Good governance is at the heart of the effective functioning of municipalities. Municipalities will be constantly monitored and evaluated on their ability to carry out the following basics: (more…)

Good Governance
  • CoGTA will support the development and implementation of comprehensive infrastructure and maintenance plans in municipalities, with at least 7% of operational budgets going to maintenance of infrastructure. This will include infrastructure audits.

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Delivering Basic Services

Measures will be taken to ensure that municipalities engage with their communities. We will enforce compliance with the provisions of the Municipal Systems Act on community participation. Municipalities must develop affordable and efficient communication systems to communicate regularly with communities and disseminate urgent information. (more…)

Putting People First

Leadership

DCoG
Vision: An integrated, responsive and highly effective governance system, including communities, to achieve sustainable development and improved service delivery.

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DTA
About us: The establishment of the Department of Traditional Affairs was approved by Cabinet on 5 March 2008. The former Department of Provincial and Local Government was given a mandate deriving from the....

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MISA
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a national government component constituted in terms of Section 7(2) Schedule 3 of the Public Service Act of 1994 (as amended)...

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NDMC
Purpose: To promote an integrated and co-ordinated system of disaster prevention, mitigation and risk management...

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DCoG

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+27 12 334 0600

DTA

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MISA

1303 Heuwel Avenue, Riverside Office Park, Letaba House, Centurion
+27 12 848 5300

NDMC

1303 Heuwel Avenue, Riverside Office Park, Centurion
+27 12 848 4602