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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 […]

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Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

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Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. The viruses can make people sick, usually with a mild to moderate upper respiratory tract illness, similar to a common cold. A new coronavirus was identified in China associated with an outbreak of pneumonia. This virus is the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), which has resulted […]

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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF)

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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the Government of South Africa, coordinated by the Department Of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA).  The IUDF seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and improved […]

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Deputy Minister Bapela to Preside Over the Election of the Chairperson of the National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called a special sitting of the National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders, in terms of section 33(3) of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act, 2019 (Act No 3 of 2019) read with rule 17 of the Rules and Orders of the National House […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Calls for Caution Amid Flooding as Torrential Rains Continue to Batter Some Parts of the Country

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South Africa has over the current summer season received heavy torrential rains which affected most of the communities across the country. These rains continue to affect our communities negatively with 82 fatalities reported to date notably driven by drowning and lightning incidents. These threatening conditions call for an all of society and government approach to […]

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Update on the Roll-Out of the Once-Off Gratuity Payment to Eligible Non-Returning Councillors Post the 2021 Local Government Elections

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The Department of Cooperative Governance has registered notable progress in the payments of the Once-Off Gratuity to eligible non-returning councillors following the 2021 Local Government Elections. The payment of the gratuity follows the recommendation made by the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers, in August 2011, that non-returning councillors should receive a […]