DCoG Featured News

South Africa’s Local Government Elections to Take Place on 1 November 2021

Posted on

South Africans will head to the polls on 1 November 2021 to elect the political leadership of the country’s 257 municipalities, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announced. The announcement of the election date came after the Constitutional Court on Friday refused the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC) application […]

DCoG Featured News

Minister Dlamini Zuma to Brief the Media on the 2021 Local Government Elections

Posted on
ogta-minister-nkosazana-dlamini-zuma-budget-vote

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will brief the media on developments with regards to the 2021 local government elections. – Date: Tuesday, 03 August 2021 – Time: 16h00 – Venue: Virtual Members of the media invited to register for the virtual briefing via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3rNO0UJ NB: After registering, […]

Media Statements

Updated Weather Forecast for South Africa

Posted on

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 […]

Media Statements

Disruptive Rainfall Over the Central Interior

Posted on

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 […]

Featured News

Nelson Mandela Bay Declared a Hotspot

Posted on

From Thursday midnight, the government began implementing additional measures in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality in the Eastern Cape, in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. Addressing the nation on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Cabinet declared Nelson Mandela Bay a Coronavirus hotspot following a recommendation of the National […]

Featured News

Minister Dlamini Zuma to Deliver a Keynote Address at a Virtual IDDR Commemorative Event

Posted on

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will as a host, deliver a keynote address at a virtual commemorative event of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR).   In line with its long-standing tradition of provincial rotation, the commemoration will be convened jointly with the Gauteng Provincial […]

Featured News

Directions Issued in Terms of Section 27 (2)(f) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act. No 57 of 2002)

Posted on

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has, in terms of Section 27 (2)(f) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act. No 57 of 2002) after consultation with the Ministers of Police and Transport, issued directions in the Schedule hereto relating to the movement of persons and goods. As well […]