Cooperative Governance and traditional Affairs

The CoGTA Ministry consists of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG) and the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA). The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB), South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and South African Cities Network (SACN) are entities reporting to the CoGTA Minister. The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) reports to DCoG.

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DCoG Featured News

Municipalities Across South Africa Receive First Tranche of Local Government Equitable Share

Municipalities across the country have today, 6 July 2022, received the first tranche of the Local Government Equitable Share (LGES). The total amount of the first tranche transferred to the primary bank accounts of all municipalities amounts to R33,9 billion. The LGES allocation will be transferred in three tranches during the current local government’s financial

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DCoG Featured News

Small Town Regeneration Strategy

The Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), acting as the implementing agent of the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF), has embarked on a review of the existing Small Town Regeneration Programme (STR). Since the commission of the STR in 2013/2014 and the adoption of the IUDF in 2016, there have been varying degrees of success and

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DCoG Featured News

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (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), accountable to the Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. This initiative is an integral part of the Department of Cooperative Governance’s programme towards improving municipal infrastructure

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