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Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma extends National State of Disaster on COVID-19 to 15 February 2022

Extension of the National State of Disaster by a month

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…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Minister Dlamini Zuma statement on the Covid-19 alert level 1 amended regulations

Government implores people to observe and adhere to all the non-pharmacetical interventions in an effort to mitigate against the possibility of a resurgence

Following the decision of Cabinet, and upon recommendation of the Minister of health, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma designated under section 3 and 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has gazetted amendments to directions relating to alert…

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Government begins process of Recognising King of Amampondo

Government has begun the process of implementing the court judgment by recognising Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau as the King of the amaMpondo people

The Constitutional Court on 11 September 2018 upheld the findings of the Commission on Traditional Leadership Disputes and Claims that Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau is the rightful King of AmaMpondo. Government has begun the process of implementing the court judgment by recognising Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau as the King of…

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South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize has not Undertaken Official Travel Abroad

The response to that question had clearly stated that the Minister has not undertaken official travel outside the borders of the country

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) wishes to correct a Sunday newspaper report that claimed that the Minister has travelled solo internationally since his appointment. This is factually incorrect. Dr Zweli Mkhize has not travelled in his official capacity internationally since he was appointed by President Cyril…

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South Africa: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) appoints Spokesperson

Mr Zondi brings along extensive experience in the field having worked as a journalist and also having occupied positions as spokesperson for the Ministries of Labour and Police and in the private sector

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs  (CoGTA) has appointed seasoned communicator and journalist, Mr Musa Zondi, as Media Liaison Officer and Spokesperson. Mr Zondi brings along extensive experience in the field having worked as a journalist and also having occupied positions as spokesperson for the Ministries of Labour…

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South Africa: Warning About Fake Minister Mkhize Facebook Account

The Ministry condemns this fraudulent and mischievous use of the Minister’s profile, name and photographs

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) wishes to alert social media users and the public about the existence of fake and fraudulent facebook accounts under the name of COGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize. The Ministry condemns this fraudulent and mischievous use of the Minister’s profile, name and…

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Mkhize to Explore Partnership with Institute of South African Municipal Accounting Officers (ISAMAO) to Professionalise Local Government

Minister Mkhize raised concern about the high employee turnover in municipalities which affects preservation of institutional memory and contributes to management instability

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, has met with the board members of the Institute of South African Municipal Accounting Officers (ISAMAO) in Cape Town today to explore areas of collaboration to promote good governance, efficient financial management and general management effectiveness in municipalities.…

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South Africa: Statement by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize at a send-off Ceremony for Newly Appointed Engineers and Town Planners to Support Distressed Municipalities

Deputy Minister Nel, Top Management Our District Technical Support Teams, Ladies and gentlemen of the media, Good morning to you all and thank you for joining us. Earlier this year I indicated that the performance of the majority of municipalities remained below expectations. I said only seven percent of the…

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South Africa: Minister Mkhize Invites Suitable Candidates To Apply For Appointment As Commissioners Of The Crl Rights Commission

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize, invites nominations from organisations and individuals within the cultural, religious and linguistic sectors of South Africa for appointment as candidates to serve as Commissioners of the Commission on the Promotion of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic…

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Africa: Coronation of King of Amampondo Asenyandeni to take place

The ceremony will take the form of the formal investiture, involving the performance of AmaMpondo aseNyandeni traditional and customary ritual and enrobement of the king

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize, wishes to announce that the Royal Family of AmaMpondo aseNyandeni Kingship will be hosting the coronation of His Majesty King Mangaliso Ndamase (Ndlovuyezwe!), at Nyandeni Great Place, Libode in the Eastern Cape Province on the 3rd of October 2018.…