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

Minister Dlamini Zuma Welcomes the Election of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the election of Nomusa Dube-Ncube as the new Premier of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Premier Dube-Ncube has been sworn in by the KZN legislature after being nominated to succeed Sihle Zikalala, who resigned from office last week. The ascension of Premier Dube-Ncube is

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DCoG Featured News

Local Government Municipal HR Circulars

Circular 20220617 on the Implementation of Municipal Staff Regulations and Guidelines Implementation of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000: Local Government: Municipal Staff Regulations and Guidelines – Gnr 890 as Published in Government Gazette No. 45181 and Other Related Regulations. Circular No. 11 of 2022 Upper Limits Notice Cllrs The purpose of this Circular

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DCoG Featured News

Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on the Extension of the National State of Disaster (Impact of Severe Weather Events)

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (“the Act”), in terms of section 27(5)(c) has extended the national state of disaster to 18 August 2022. The gazetted extension of the national state of disaster owes to the impact

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South Africa
Tel: +27 12 334-0600

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