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How is the District Development Model Aligned to the Integrated Urban Development Framework?

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Since the introduction of the District Development Model (DDM) there is a perception that it has replaced the Integrated Urban Development Framework  (IUDF). These perceptions are not factual and are incorrect. This article will argue how the DDM and IUDF complement each other in addressing major social, spatial, and economic challenges in our country. It […]

Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Remarks by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, at the signing ceremony of the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development

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Programme Director Ms Avril Williamson, The Director-General of the Department of Cooperative Governance Ms Manthatisi Machepha and Mr. Stephen Buabeng-Baidoo, both representing the African Union Honourable Obed Bapela, Deputy Minister of COGTA Honourable Sipho Hlomuka, MEC for COGTA KZN Cllr Mxolisi Kaunda, Mayor of eThekwini Municipality Cllr Sebenzile Ngangelizwe, Deputy President of SALGA Our distinguished […]

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Deputy Minister Nkadimeng to Address SWC National Seminar and Local Government Women Leadership Development Masterclass Series

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Thembisile Nkadimeng will address the SALGA Women’s Commission (SWC) National Seminar and Local Government Women Leadership Development Masterclass Series under the theme “Reflecting on Tangible Solutions for Gender Equality in Local Government” on 25 August 2021. The seminar aims to, amongst others, reflect on gender […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Sign the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development

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The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will, on behalf of the Government, sign the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development. The Minister will sign the Charter following the Presidential Minute and the Instrument of Full Powers authorising the Minister of CoGTA with […]

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Women in Local Government Virtual Dialogue: The Role of Women in Improving the State of Local Government whilst Pursuing Equality in the Age of the Covid-19 Pandemic

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The Director-General of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), Ms. Avril Williamson will as part of commemorating women’s month convene a Virtual Dialogue on Women in Local Government. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will deliver the keynote address, and the newly appointed Deputy Minister of COGTA, Ms. […]