Minister Des Van Rooyen

Minister Des van Rooyen on the Role of Government in Youth Development

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MINISTER DES VAN ROOYEN, at the LOCAL GOVERNMENT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE, 20 June 2017, Muldersdrift   Programme Director, Thapelo Maleke Deputy Minister Nel, Youth leaders from across the country, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Dumelang, Sanibonani, Good Morning, Molweni, Goeie More,   I’m very happy to […]

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Minister van Rooyen Notes the Improvement in the Provision of Basic Services

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Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des van Rooyen welcomes the statistical report on Non-financial census of municipalities (NFCM) for the year 2016 released by the Statistician-General on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The NFCM measures selected aspects of service delivery, including water, electricity, solid waste management, sewerage and sanitation, amongst others. The […]

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Game Changers to Improve Municipalities

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With municipalities continuing work to improve themselves, new conditional grants and so called “game changers” will be introduced, National Treasury said on Wednesday. This as government continues to work to reduce costs and improve financial management. Tabling the 2017 Budget before a joint sitting of Parliament, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said government continues to invest […]