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National Framework for LED (2018-2028): The Role of Cities in Advancing Local Systems of Innovation

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National Framework for LED (2018-2028): The Role of Cities in Advancing Local Systems of Innovation The role of cities in the development of national systems of innovation is well recognised. However, in South Africa, the function of cities in the development and advancement of innovative local systems remains a policy gap in Local Economic Development […]

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Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, MP: Message of Condolence to the People of the Ugu District Municipality Following the Untimely Passing of the District Mayor and Municipal Manager

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It is with deep sadness and disbelief that we received the news of the passing of two foremost servants of the people in the Ugu District. Our condolences and comforting arms reach out to the families of Her Worship Cllr Phumlile Mthiyane and Dr Michael Sibusiso Ntombela, respectively the Mayor and Municipal Manager of Ugu […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela Meets with Independent Electoral Commission Delegation

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Centurion – On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, Deputy Minister Obed Bapela held a high-level meeting with an Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) delegation led by its Chairperson Mosotho Moepya. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss traditional council elections and the implementation of the Traditional and KhoiSan Leadership Act (TKLA). Traditional Councils are mainly responsible […]

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Remarks by Deputy Minister Thembisile Nkadimeng at the Closing Ceremony of 2022 BRICS Summer School South Africa

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Remarks by Deputy Minister Thembisile Nkadimeng at the Closing Ceremony of 2022 BRICS Summer School South Africa Programme Director Honourable Ministers Premiers Partners  Ladies and gentlemen and, of course, our most honoured guests  The Young leaders participating in the 2022 BRICS Summer School  Good Evening  Thank you for inviting me to speak at this closing […]

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Remarks by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the Annual National Local Government Asset Management Indaba

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Remarks by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the Annual National Local Government Asset Management Indaba International Convention Centre, eThekwini 24 November 2022 Programme Director Mayors Councillors Ladies and Gentlemen Good Morning, Let me first thank you for inviting me to this milestone gathering. I am truly honoured to join you today for the first time […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Addresses Men’s Parliament

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma delivered a keynote address to the Men’s Parliament, which is taking place in the National Council of Provinces. She characterised the Men’s Parliament as a collective quest to institutionalise men’s commitment to repair the moral fibre of South African society. “We are witnesses […]

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Deputy Minister Nkadimeng to Address the Institute of Municipal People Practitioners of Southern Africa’s 37th International Conference

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Ms Thembisile Nkadimeng will address the Institute of Municipal People Practitioners of Southern Africa’s 37th International conference under the theme “Developing an inspired workforce”.   Accordingly, Deputy Minister Nkadimeng will address the conference on how stakeholders in the local government sector can collaborate towards an […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Congratulates the Newly-Reconstituted National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Congratulates the Newly-Reconstituted National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders CoGTA Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has congratulated the reconstituted National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders (NHTKL) and wished the newly elected leadership well in executing their responsibilities. The reconstitution of the National House, conducted in terms of the Traditional and […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Led MINMEC Meeting in Mpumalanga Province

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma convened and led a hybrid CoGTA MINMEC meeting from the Mpumalanga Province. The Minister was joined by MECs, Directors General, Heads of Departments and other government officials. The MINMEC welcomed four MECs who were appointed to the CoGTA portfolio since the last […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Keynote Address during South Africa’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction Commemoration

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Keynote Address delivered by Deputy Minister Thembi Nkadimeng on behalf of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma,  Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs at the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 13 October 2022 _________________________________________________________   Programme Director, Our co-hosts the MEC for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning and Your Worship Mr Geordin Hill […]