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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Deliver Keynote Address at the Windy Heights Primary School Heritage Month Ceremony

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will tomorrow, 29 September 2022, deliver a keynote address at the Windy Heights Primary School buildings renaming ceremony. The ceremony forms part of the school’s heritage month observation. It will further preserve the country’s history and honour some of South Africa’s best […]

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Keynote Address by Minister Dlamini Zuma at the 2022 Local Government Summit

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Opening Remarks by Minister Dlamini Zuma at the 2022 Local Government Summit Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, Gauteng 27 September 2022   Programme Director, Cabinet Ministers and Deputy Ministers here present, Premiers and Members of the Provincial Executive Councils, Executive Mayors, Mayors, Speakers and Chief Whips Heads of Missions and members of the diplomatic corps, Directors General […]

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Remarks by Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the NCOP 2022 Local Government Week

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Theme: Advancing Our Collective Effort to Enhance Oversight and Accountability in the Local Sphere of Government Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape Province 13 September 2022   Programme Director and Deputy Chairperson for the NCOP, Ms Sylvia Lucas, Chairperson of the NCOP, Mr. Amos Masondo, Chief Whip of the NCOP, Mr Seiso Mohai, Chairpersons […]

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CoGTA to Convene the National Local Government Summit to Recalibrate Cooperative Governance Towards an Ideal Municipality

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will in keeping with the constitutional mandate as encapsulated in Chapter 3, convene a national Local Government (LG) Summit from 27 to 28 September 2022, under the theme – “DDM in Action – Towards an Ideal Municipality”. The summit will be held […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Addresses the 2022 Local Government Week

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma delivered the keynote address at this year’s Local Government Week seminar convened by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).   The annual Local Government Week runs from 13 to 15 September 2022, under the theme: ‘Advancing Our Collective Effort to Enhance Oversight […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Activates NDMC to Support Jagersfontein Communities Affected by the Mining Dam that Burst its Banks

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the Department of Cooperative Governance have noted with sadness the incident that took place in the Free State Province, Jagersfontein, Kopanong Local Municipality (Xhariep District Municipality), around 6am on Sunday, 11, September 2022. The tailings of the abandoned local mine burst […]

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Municipal Ward Committees: What You Need to Know

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Public participation is a vital part of our democracy and allows citizens to get involved in how their communities are governed. At the local government level, the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998, requires, among others, that municipalities develop mechanisms to consult communities and community organisations in performing their functions and exercising their powers. These […]

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Departments of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities in partnership with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Host the First Leg of the Eastern Seaboard Development Imbizo

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The Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) together with the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), will host the first leg of the Eastern Seaboard Development Imbizo on 29 in KwaZulu-Natal.   The previously communicated second leg of the imbizo has been postponed to a later date.   The first […]

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Deputy Minister Obed Bapela’s Remarks at the Launch of Awareness Campaigns: Commission on Khoi-San Matters

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DEPUTY MINISTER OBED BAPELA LAUNCH OF AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS: COMMISSION ON KHOI-SAN MATTERS CAPE TOWN – THE CAPE SUN HOTEL 25 MARCH 2022   INKOSIKAZI MHLAULI CHAIRPERSON NHTKL KGOSI SEATLHOLO DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON NHTKL TRADITIONAL AND KHOISAN LEADERS (PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL) CHAIRPERSONS OF KZN & FREE STATE NHTKL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MR CECIL LE FLUER […]