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Extension of the National State of Disaster

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has in terms of section 27(5)(c) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), Gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster on Covid-19 until 15 February 2022. The extension takes into account the need to continue augmenting

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Circular No. 13 of 2021: Payment of Once-off Gratuity to Eligible Non-Returning Councillors

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the implementation and the roll-out of the Once-Off Gratuity (OOG) payment to eligible non-returning Councillors (Cllrs) post the 2021 Local Government Elections (“LGEs”).  The OOG was paid to eligible non-returning Cllrs post the 2011 and the 2016 LGEs. Pursuant to engagements with various stakeholders1, the

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A Framework for Coalitions in Local Government

From the first democratic local government elections in 2000, until the 2016 elections, general elections have always produced so-called ‘hung councils’. A hung council arises when no political party wins more than 50% of the seats in the municipal council, thus making the formation of a coalition or minority government inevitable. The first local government

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PROGRAMME HEADS

Acting-Director-General-Themba-Fosi
Mr Themba Fosi
Deputy Director-General: LGSIM
Pieter-Pretorius
Mr Pieter Pretorius
Deputy Director-General: CS
DrMmaphaka
Dr Mmaphaka Tau
Deputy Director-General: NDMC
Bheki Mathenjwa
Mr Bheki Mathunjwa
Chief Financial Officer
Dr-Manyedi-Nkashe-2
Dr Manyedi Nkashe
Acting Deputy Director-General: ID
Pieter-Pretorius
Mr Pieter Pretorius
Acting Deputy Director-General: CWP