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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) has Gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster (Covid-19) in terms of section 27(5)(c) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002). The extension follows consultations and approval by Cabinet. The decision to extend the state of national disaster was not […]

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Focus on KZN District Development

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and the Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, will this week undertake a joint District Development Model (DDM) working visit to the Harry Gwala District Municipality. During the visits, which will start today and conclude on Thursday, 15 October, the two Ministers will interact […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma on the Clean Audit Achieved by the Department of Traditional Affairs

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the clean audit attained by the department of Traditional Affairs. The regularity audit for the department has been finalised and the Auditor General has already concluded and issued the final management letter and audit report for the 2019/20 financial year.   The […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Publishes Directions Relating to Norms and Standards for Religious Gatherings under COVID-19 Alert Level 1

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) has in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 issued and gazetted amendments to directions relating to norms and standards for religious gatherings. The […]

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Urban Festival 2020: Empowering the Civic

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In this complex and changing world, how do we really empower and activate people to consciously participate in the transformation of South Africa’s cities and towns? What are the big opportunities if people and places are empowered by technology to achieve our objective of inclusive, resilient, safer and liveable cities and towns? And how can […]

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2020 Local Government Week: Ensuring Capable and Financially Sound Municipalities

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From Tuesday, 8 to Friday, 11 September, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) hosted a virtual Local Government Week. The Local Government Week programme is aimed at providing an opportunity for national reflection on issues affecting local government, in order to improve the lives of South Africans through accelerated service delivery. This year’s programme was […]

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Statement by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on the 2020 Local Government Week

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On Tuesday, 08 September 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will address the annual Local Government Week which is hosted by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and South African Local Government Association (SALGA). The 2020 theme is about: “Advancing our Collective Efforts to Change the Financial State […]

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Statement on the Launch of the Waterberg District Development Model Hub

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On Saturday, 05 September 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma launched the Waterberg District Development Model (DDM) Hub and introduced shared services capacity. As one of the pilot spaces, Waterberg district is working towards achieving the goal of building a capable, ethical and developmental state characterised by […]