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Minister Dlamini Zuma to Deliver Keynote Address at the Windy Heights Primary School Heritage Month Ceremony

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will tomorrow, 29 September 2022, deliver a keynote address at the Windy Heights Primary School buildings renaming ceremony. The ceremony forms part of the school’s heritage month observation. It will further preserve the country’s history and honour some of South Africa’s best […]

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Collection of Media Accreditation for the National Local Government Summit

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The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(CoGTA) request members of the media who submitted accreditation details to cover the forthcoming national Local Government Summit to collect their accreditation as follows: Date: 24 & 25 September 2022 Time: 09:00 – 18:00 Venue: Birchwood Hotel, Atrium Centre The summit is scheduled to start early morning on […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Launches the Local Government Anti-Corruption Forum and the Local Government Ethical Leadership Initiative

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will on 20 September 2022 officially launch of the Local Government Anti-Corruption Forum and the Local Government Ethical Leadership Initiative (LGELI). The Local Government Anti-Corruption Forum (LGACF) was established in October 2020 under the chairship of the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) supported by the […]

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CoGTA to Convene the National Local Government Summit to Recalibrate Cooperative Governance Towards an Ideal Municipality

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will in keeping with the constitutional mandate as encapsulated in Chapter 3, convene a national Local Government (LG) Summit from 27 to 28 September 2022, under the theme – “DDM in Action – Towards an Ideal Municipality”. The summit will be held […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Addresses the 2022 Local Government Week

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma delivered the keynote address at this year’s Local Government Week seminar convened by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).   The annual Local Government Week runs from 13 to 15 September 2022, under the theme: ‘Advancing Our Collective Effort to Enhance Oversight […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Activates NDMC to Support Jagersfontein Communities Affected by the Mining Dam that Burst its Banks

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the Department of Cooperative Governance have noted with sadness the incident that took place in the Free State Province, Jagersfontein, Kopanong Local Municipality (Xhariep District Municipality), around 6am on Sunday, 11, September 2022. The tailings of the abandoned local mine burst […]

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Deputy Minister Nkadimeng to Address CWP Women’s Month Celebrations

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As Women’s Month draws to a close, the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Ms Thembisile Nkadimeng will visit Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality in Limpopo Province. The Deputy Minister will address the Community Work Programme (CWP) participants, Implementing Agents and other stakeholders. The CWP provides an employment safety net to eligible participants by […]

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CoGTA’s Statement on the Setting of Municipal Property Rates

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), has noted with disappointment the misleading media reports on the municipal property rates tariffs as they relate to schools or institutions of learning. These articles purport that the City of Johannesburg’s municipal property rates tariff increases emanates from direct instruction by the Minister of CoGTA. At the heart of […]