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Updated Weather Forecast for South Africa

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During the past 48 hours, numerous severe weather-related impacts have been reported over the western parts of the Free State as well as over the north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape (covering the period 26 to 27 January 2021). Some of these impacts included damage to (and closure of) roads, widespread flooding as well as […]

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Disruptive Rainfall Over the Central Interior

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Extra-Tropical Low Ex-Eloise has been widely covered in the news since the past weekend, from landfall south of Beira, Mozambique, with full Tropical Cyclone status during the early morning hours of Saturday, 23 January 2021. This system has left an extensive trail of destruction along its path over Mozambique as well as the north-eastern parts […]

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Amended Regulations Under Covid-19 Alert Level 1: Clarification of Curfews and Closing Times

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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 regulations after consultation with relevant Cabinet members.    These […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Participates in the Zululand District Command Council Meeting and Hands Over Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Projects

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma today, 09 November 2020 participated in the Zululand District Command Council meeting as part of a series of her District Development Model (DDM) working visit. Minister Dlamini Zuma was accompanied the MEC of CoGTA, MEC of Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Chairperson […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Undertake a DDM Working Visit to the Zululand District and Hand Over Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Project

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will undertake a DDM working visit to the Zululand District from 9 to 10 December 2020. The ministerial visit is a continuation of a broader DDM institutionalisation process which encompasses multi-stakeholder engagements, thus giving practical expression to CoGTA’s constitutional mandate. During this […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Deliver a Keynote Address at a Virtual IDDR Commemorative Event

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will as a host, deliver a keynote address at a virtual commemorative event of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR).   In line with its long-standing tradition of provincial rotation, the commemoration will be convened jointly with the Gauteng Provincial […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Condolence Message On The Passing Of Her Majesty Queen Nozamile Sigcawu Of AmaXhosa

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has learned with sadness of the untimely passing of Queen Nozamile Sigcawu of AmaXhosa Kingship. The late AmaXhosa Queen Mother was the wife to the late King, His Majesty Xolilizwe Nozamile and the mother to His Majesty, the late King Mpendulo Zwelonke […]