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Circular No. 13 of 2021: Payment of Once-off Gratuity to Eligible Non-Returning Councillors

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the implementation and the roll-out of the Once-Off Gratuity (OOG) payment to eligible non-returning Councillors (Cllrs) post the 2021 Local Government Elections (“LGEs”).  The OOG was paid to eligible non-returning Cllrs post the 2011 and the 2016 LGEs. Pursuant to engagements with various stakeholders1, the […]

A Framework for Coalitions in Local Government

From the first democratic local government elections in 2000, until the 2016 elections, general elections have always produced so-called ‘hung councils’. A hung council arises when no political party wins more than 50% of the seats in the municipal council, thus making the formation of a coalition or minority government inevitable. The first local government […]

The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF)

The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the Government of South Africa, coordinated by the Department Of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA).  The IUDF seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and improved […]

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District Development Model

Under the District Development Model all three spheres of government coordinate and integrate development plans and budgets and mobilise the capacity and resources of government and civil society, including business, labour and community, in pursuit of inclusive growth and job creation.

Integrated Governance

The District Development Model aims to improve the coherence and impact of government service delivery with focus on 44 Districts and 8 Metros around the country as development spaces that can be used as centres of service delivery and economic development, including job creation.

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DCoG

Vision

 A functional and developmental local government system that delivers its constitutional and legislative mandates within a system of cooperative governance.

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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

87 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
+27 12 334 0600

DTA

Pencardia 1, 509 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria

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