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MEDIUM-TERM STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK (MTSF) 2014 – 2019

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Background South Africa has begun a new phase of its democratic transition. The electoral mandate of the fifth democratic government is to deepen transformation and implement the National Development Plan (NDP). It is to accelerate growth, create decent work and promote investment in a competitive economy. In giving effect to this mandate, we continue to […]

DTA Deputy Minister Obed Bapela

National Italy Day

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REMARKS BY DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, HON:  OBED BAPELA, MP NATIONAL ITALY DAY, 01 JUNE 2016   Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Your Excellency, Ambassador Donnici Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners Members of the Diplomatic Community Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen   It gives me great pleasure to convey, on behalf […]

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CoGTA Minister Welcomes AG Report

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Pretoria – 01 June 2016:  Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has welcomed the Auditor-General’s (AG) Report on the audit of municipal finances for the 2014-15 financial year. “The AG’s report shows that the department’s interventions over the past few years, from Operation Clean Audit to the Back to Basics (B2B) programme, […]

DCoG Deputy Minister Parks Tau

At The African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum Held At The CSIR International Convention Centre, Tshwane, on 31 May 2016

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Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Responsible for Provincial and Local Government) at the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum held at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Tshwane, on 31 May 2016   Sanibonani; Good morning; Dumelang; Goeie môre; Avuxeni; Ndi macheloni; Bom dia, sejam bemvindos a Africa […]

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Proclamation of Election Date

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In terms of section 24(2) of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 (Act No. 117 of 1998), Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Des van Rooyen called an election of all municipal councils and set 3 August 2016 as the date of the local government election. The Minister announced this proclamation of […]

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“Play the Game, Not the Referee!”

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Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Andries Nel, urged members of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) to use every available platform to commit themselves to upholding the Electoral Code of Conduct and prevail upon their supporters to do likewise. He also appealed for the integrity of the Independent Electoral Commission […]

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SALGA Special National Members Assembly

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The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is convening its Special National Members Assembly, which started on Wednesday 18 May 2016 and shall end on Friday 20 May 2016 at the Boardwalk Casino, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. SALGA is encouraged by the warm reception displayed by people of Port Elizabeth and Nelson Mandela Metro, an affirmation that […]

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Social Cohesion and Nation Building – The Answer for Vuwani

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In an effort to ensure social cohesion, the IMC on Vuwani continues to strive for communities  which are cohesive to the extent that any inequality, exclusion or disparity based on ethnicity, gender, class, nationality, age, disability or any other distinctions engendering divisions, distrust and conflict, are eliminated. “We urge communities to be active participants, working together […]