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Launch of the Groundbreaking COGTA-United Nations Partnership to Support District Development Model

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and the head of the United Nations (UN) in South Africa and Resident Coordinator, Ms Nardos Bekele-Thomas, will launch the ground-breaking COGTA-UN partnership on 06 April 2021 in support of the implementation of the District Development Model (DDM) in the O.R. Tambo […]

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

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Following the decision of Cabinet, and upon recommendation of the Minister of Health, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma designated under section 3 and 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has gazetted amendments to directions relating to alert level 1. Communities, Industries, businesses […]

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Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to Attend and Deliver a Keynote Address at the Official Renaming Event of Mbizana Local Municipality

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will visit Mbizana Local Municipality in Alfred Nzo District in the Wild Coast Region of the Eastern Cape Province. The Minister will deliver a keynote address at the official renaming of the municipality after the struggle stalwart, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The renaming […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on Amended Regulations Under COVID-19 Alert Level 3

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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 the partial re-opening of borders. The 20 land […]

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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 […]