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Minister Nkadimeng Welcomes The Appointment Of The Municipal Demarcation Board

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Pretoria – The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Ms Thembi Nkadimeng congratulates and welcomes the appointment of the members of Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, in accordance with Section 6(1) read with Sections 8(7) and 9(1) of the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act No. 27 of 1998. The appointment […]

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Minister Nkadimeng Welcomes The Appointment Of MISA CEO

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Ms Thembi Nkadimeng, has welcomed the approval by Cabinet of the appointment of Ms Mapatane Elizabeth Kgomo as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA). MISA is an agency under the Ministry Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) mandated to provide […]

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Deputy Minister Tau Undertakes An Interventions Tracking Visit To The Ditsobotla Local Municipality

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Deputy Minister Tau Undertakes An Interventions Tracking Visit To The Ditsobotla Local Municipality The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Parks Tau earlier today led an intergovernmental team on an interventions tracking visit to the Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West Province. https://www.cogta.gov.za/cgta_2016/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/DM-Taus-visit-to-Ditsobotla-1.wav The Deputy Minister was joined by the […]

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Deputy Minister Tau To Convene A Strategic Partnership Dialogue

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr. Parks Tau, will convene a strategic partnership dialogue to enable stakeholder collaborations on identified areas of shared experiences and mutual benefit. The Strategic Partnership dialogue will also assist in developing joint implementation plans reflecting shared undertakings among various sectors, including government departments, municipalities, private […]

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R27 Billion of The Local Government Equitable Share Distributed To Municipalities Nationwide

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R27 Billion of The Local Government Equitable Share Distributed To Municipalities Nationwide The Department of Cooperative Governance has distributed a tranche of the Local Government Equitable Share (LGES) to municipalities across the country. This significant allocation, amounting to a total of R27 billion, has been transferred to the primary bank accounts of all municipalities, further […]

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CoGTA Briefed The Standing Committee On Appropriations On The Adjustments Appropriation Bill

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COGTA BRIEFED THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS ON THE ADJUSTMENTS APPROPRIATION BILL Minister Thembi Nkadimeng has today led the Department of Cooperative Governance in a briefing to the Standing Committee on Appropriations on the Adjustments Appropriation Bill. The focus of the briefing included critical areas, such as the impact of the reduction in the Local […]

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Classification of a National Disaster in Terms of Section 23 of the Disaster Management Act (Act No. 57 of 2002): Impact of Severe Weather in Three Provinces

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Classification of a National Disaster in Terms of Section 23 of the Disaster Management Act (Act No. 57 of 2002): Impact of Severe Weather in Three Provinces Dr. Elias Sithole, the Head of the National Disaster Management Centre, has, in accordance with section 12 of the DMA and section 23(1)(b), released a notice regarding the […]

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Deputy Minister Tau to Participate at the IMPSA 38th Annual Conference

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Media Advisory To all media 7 November 2023 The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Parks Tau, will participate at the upcominig Institute of Municipal People Practitioners of Southern Africa (IMPSA) 38th Annual Conference. The conference is hosted under the theme “Working towards an ideal municipality” and seeks to support the call […]

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Minister Nkadimeng To Address The 2023 Urban Festival

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Minister Nkadimeng To Address The 2023 Urban Festival The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Ms Thembi Nkadimeng will address the 2023 Urban Festival. The Urban Festival is an essential annual event hosted by the South African City Network (SACN) that brings together urban professionals from various sectors to discuss urban development issues […]