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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on the Extension of the National State of Disaster

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) has Gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster (Covid-19) in terms of section 27(5)(c) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002). The extension follows consultations and approval by Cabinet. The decision to extend the state of national disaster was not […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Today, 13 October 2020, marks the global commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. The IDDR is meant to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including prevention, mitigation and preparedness. The commemoration of the IDDR provides an opportunity for disaster risk reduction practitioners […]

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Day Two of the Harry Gwala DDM Working Visit By Ministers Dlamini Zuma and Mthembu

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jackson Mthembu accompanied by MEC of CoGTA in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Sipho Hlomuka continued with day two of their working visit in Harry Gwala District Municipality. Minister Mthembu led the first part of day two programme to Harry […]

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Focus on KZN District Development

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and the Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, will this week undertake a joint District Development Model (DDM) working visit to the Harry Gwala District Municipality. During the visits, which will start today and conclude on Thursday, 15 October, the two Ministers will interact […]

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Ministers Dlamini Zuma and Mthembu Undertake a Joint District Development Model Working Visit to the Harry Gwala District Municipality

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the Minister in the Presidency, Mr Minister Jackson Mthembu will undertake a joint District Development Model (DDM) working visit to the Harry Gwala District Municipality from 12 to 15 October 2020. The Ministers will interact with the provincial and local government leadership […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma on the Clean Audit Achieved by the Department of Traditional Affairs

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the clean audit attained by the department of Traditional Affairs. The regularity audit for the department has been finalised and the Auditor General has already concluded and issued the final management letter and audit report for the 2019/20 financial year.   The […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Publishes Directions Relating to Norms and Standards for Religious Gatherings under COVID-19 Alert Level 1

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) has in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 issued and gazetted amendments to directions relating to norms and standards for religious gatherings. The […]

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Urban Festival 2020: Empowering the Civic

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In this complex and changing world, how do we really empower and activate people to consciously participate in the transformation of South Africa’s cities and towns? What are the big opportunities if people and places are empowered by technology to achieve our objective of inclusive, resilient, safer and liveable cities and towns? And how can […]