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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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Water Laboratory Construction Sod Turning Ceremony in Ngaka Modiri Molema Brings DDM to Life

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The District Development champion of Ngaka Modiri Molema, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Obed Bapela and the Premier of the North West Province, Bushy Maape, today – 21 October 2021 officiated a water testing laboratory sod-turning event in Mahikeng. Also in attendance at the event were the MECs, Ngaka Modiri Molema […]

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National Disaster Management Centre #NDMC External Bursary for 
the 2022 Academic Year

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The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), a branch of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the external Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year. The NDMC Bursary Programme seeks to fund selected students towards an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in Disaster Management or a field associated with […]

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National Disaster Management Centre External Bursary for 
the 2022 Academic Year

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The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), a branch of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the external Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year. The NDMC Bursary Programme seeks to fund selected students towards an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in Disaster Management or a field associated with […]

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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), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster on Covid-19 until 15 November 2021, in terms of section 27(5)(c) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002). The decision to extend the state of national disaster follows […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Gazettes Amended Alert Level 1 Regulations

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has gazetted the Amendment of regulation 69 of the Regulations in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002. Government has eased lockdown restrictions following trends in the progression of the Covid-19 pandemic. The decrease in the number of infections, […]

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Circular No. 13 of 2021: Payment of Once-off Gratuity to Eligible Non-Returning Councillors

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The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the implementation and the roll-out of the Once-Off Gratuity (OOG) payment to eligible non-returning Councillors (Cllrs) post the 2021 Local Government Elections (“LGEs”).  The OOG was paid to eligible non-returning Cllrs post the 2011 and the 2016 LGEs. Pursuant to engagements with various stakeholders1, the […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on the Gazetted Covid-19 Adjusted Alert Level 1 Regulations

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Following the address by President Ramaphosa on 30 September 2021, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma gazetted new Covid-19 regulations moving the country to Adjusted Level 1 from midnight (30 September 2021). The Minister of CoGTA is designated under sections 3 and 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Welcomes the Constitutional Court Judgement on the Reopening of Candidates Nomination Process in the 2021 Local Government Elections

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the judgement handed down on Monday, 20 September 2021 by the Constitutional Court in which she was cited as one of the respondents. Today’s judgement follows an urgent application by the Democratic Alliance (DA), for direct access and an order seeking […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on Gazetting the Date of the 2021 Municipal Elections

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has today, 20 September 2021, gazetted the date of the municipal elections scheduled for 01 November 2021. This will be the sixth municipal election held in South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994. To comply with statutory and constitutional obligations, […]