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Ministry of CoGTA to Table the 2022/23 Budget Vote

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma; Deputy Ministers Obed Bapela and Thembisile Nkadimeng will table the 2022/23 CoGTA Budget. Through the Budget Vote, the leadership will articulate the progress achieved since last year. In addition, the Minister and Deputy Ministers will outline the vision, strategic key areas and […]

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Deputy Minister Nkadimeng to Deliver a Message of Support at the Launch of the Masibambisane GBV Programme

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Thembisile Nkadimeng, will deliver a message of support at the launch of the European Union’s funded Masibambisane Gender-Based Violence Programme. The programme is a result of collaboration between the Foundation for Human Rights and Lawyers against Abuse in partnership with communities aimed at addressing the […]

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Deputy Minister Nkadimeng Participates in the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Looking Into the Role of Local Government Post-Covid-19 Socio-Economic Recovery

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Thembisile Nkadimeng, will deliver a keynote address at the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Regional Conference. The two and half days’ hybrid Regional Conference will be hosted by the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), in partnership with the Department of Cooperative Governance in South Africa (DCoG) […]

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Disaster Management Act: Declaration of a National State of Disaster: Impact of Severe Weather Events

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Considering the magnitude and severity of the damage caused by the severe weather events occurring in Various municipal areas of the KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and other provinces that resulted in the loss of life and damage to property, infrastructure and the environment caused by heavy rain, flooding, strong winds, landslides etc., and following the reclassification […]

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Reclassification of Provincial Disaster as a National Disaster: Impact of Severe Weather Events

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I, Dr Mmaphaka Tau, in my capacity as the Head of the National Disaster Management Centre, after consultation with the relevant Provincial Disaster Management Centres, and after reassessing the impact of the severe weather events occurring in various municipal areas in the KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and other provinces that resulted in the loss of life […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma Urges Caution as Torrential Rains Persist in Parts of the Country

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has urged communities in flood-affected areas to exercise caution, as torrential rains have once again left a trail of destruction and sorrow for many families who have lost loved ones as a result of the devastating floods. The heavy weather this weekend struck […]

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Minister Dlamini Zuma gazettes draft Covid-19 Post National State of Disaster Regulations for public comment

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Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has gazetted the draft post-national state of disaster regulations pertaining to the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) for public comment for a period of 48 hours ending on […]