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Minister van Rooyen Attends Moses Kotane Excellence Awards in North West Province

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It was celebrations across Bokone Bophirima Province as a number of hard working municipalities were awarded during the Moses Kotane Municipal Excellence Awards ceremony held in Rustenburg. Minister of CoGTA, honourable Des van Rooyen joined Premier, MECs and Local Government leaders of Bokone Bophirima Province. “This initiative will encourage municipalities work harder, better and smarter […]

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Minister van Rooyen to Hand Over Borehole Projects to the O.R Tambo District Municipality

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The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des van Rooyen will embark on an outreach programme to OR Tambo District Municipality. The Minister will during this visit, launch and officially hand over boreholes to the O R Tambo District Municipality. The boreholes donated by CoGTA have been funded through Municipal Infrastructure Grant […]

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Government and Administration Cluster Post-SONA Statement

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Ministers Deputy Ministers Directors-General Members of the media Ladies and Gentlemen   We welcome you to the Governance and Administration Cluster post-SoNA media briefing. As customary, all Clusters brief the media after the President has delivered the State of the Nation Address. It is within this context that we are meeting today to provide report […]

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President Jacob Zuma: Official opening of National House of Traditional Leaders

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Address by President Zuma at the Annual Official Opening of the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL), Parliament, Cape Town Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders, Kgosi Maubane Deputy Chairperson, Inkosi Mahlangu Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Des Van Rooyen and other Cabinet Ministers; Deputy Ministers, Premiers, MECs, Executive Mayors, […]

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Minister van Rooyen Assesses Flood-hit Areas in Bokone Bophirima

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The provinces of Gauteng, North West, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Free State and some parts of the Northern Cape and the Eastern Cape received the much needed rains after long drought that besieged the whole country. These were followed by further rains associated with the ex-Tropical cyclone Dineo which affected parts of Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal. The […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel Visits Emthonjeni Youth Centre

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  Deputy Minister Andries Nel will visit the Youth Centre in Bavianspoort Correctional Centre   as part of Government Imbizo programme. The Deputy Minister will interact with offenders who are currently studying at the centre. Emthonjeni Youth Centre achieved a 100% matric pass rate in the 2016 academic year, making it possible for Correctional Services to […]