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Minister Nkadimeng Encourages Mpumalanga Communities To Participate In The Upcoming DDM Presidential Imbizo In Emalahleni

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Thembi Nkadimeng, urges communities in Mpumalanga to actively engage in the forthcoming District Development Model (DDM) Presidential Imbizo in Emalahleni. The imbizo is scheduled to take place on the 7th of March 2024 at Sy Mthimunye Stadium. Themed “Leave no one behind,” the 12th Imbizo embodies […]

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Minister Nkadimeng has today addressed the 44th King Silamba Commemoration and Cultural Festival

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Minister Nkadimeng@44th Silamba Commemoration and Cultural Festival

Minister Thembi Nkadimeng has today addressed the 44th King Silamba Commemoration and Cultural festival hosted by the Ndebele Kingdom. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Nkadimeng urged for more partnerships between government, the private sector, and Royal leaders towards addressing the plight of communities, including young people. She indicated that, in this regard, government’s programme called […]

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Minister Nkadimeng Launches The Code For Ethical Leadership In Local Government

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Ekhurhuleni – The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Ms Thembi Nkadimeng, has today launched the Code for Ethical Leadership in Local Government. This Code is one of the indications of COGTA’s commitment to fostering a just, inclusive, and transformed society through effective and efficient functioning municipalities. Ethical leadership, particularly in local government, […]

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REMARKS BY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS (COGTA)

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Programme Directors, Director-General of the Department of Traditional Affairs, Mr Diphofa, and Professor Somadoda Fikeni, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Burns-Ncamashe, Chairperson of the Local Government Ethical Leadership Advisory Committee, Father Simangaliso Mkhatshwa CEO of the Ethics Institute (TEI), Prof. Deon Rossouw Head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Ms Shamilla Bathoi, Chairperson […]

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Local Government Ethical Leadership Summit: Speakers’ Profiles

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Thembisile Nkadimeng is the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs after having served as Deputy Minister Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs from 2021 to 2023. She is also the former President of the South African Local Government Association (2019-2021: SALGA). She served as Deputy President of SALGA before ascending to the position of President, […]

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Minister Nkadimeng Welcomes The Appointment Of The Municipal Demarcation Board

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Pretoria – The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Ms Thembi Nkadimeng congratulates and welcomes the appointment of the members of Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, in accordance with Section 6(1) read with Sections 8(7) and 9(1) of the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act No. 27 of 1998. The appointment […]

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Minister Nkadimeng Welcomes The Appointment Of MISA CEO

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Ms Thembi Nkadimeng, has welcomed the approval by Cabinet of the appointment of Ms Mapatane Elizabeth Kgomo as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA). MISA is an agency under the Ministry Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) mandated to provide […]

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Minister Nkadimeng To Host The Summit On Ethical Leadership In Local Government

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Thembi Nkadimeng is set to host the Summit on Ethical Leadership in Local Government, marking the culmination of three years of collaborative efforts within the Local Government Ethical Leadership Initiative. The Local Government Ethical Leadership Initiative (LGELI) – a partnership between The Ethics Institute (TEI), the […]

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NDMC Head, Dr Elias Sithole has officially closed the Fire Safety and Prevention Seminar

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NDMC Head, Dr Elias Sithole has officially closed the Fire Safety and Prevention Seminar that has been a significant step towards strengthening fire safety and prevention measures across the country. Dr. Sithole appreciated the invaluable insights gained from the seminar and stated that with nearly a decade of these sessions, the time for more action […]

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Keynote Address Dr Bongani Elias Sithole

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS DR BONGANI ELIAS SITHOLE HEAD OF THE NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA Programme Director Our host Gauteng Province and specifically Mr Tshepo Motlhale, the Head of the Gauteng Provincial Disaster Management Centre, and his Provincial Disaster Management Centre Team. Mr Mhlengi Makhubalo, Divisional Head: Emergency Services, City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan […]