Deputy Minister Tau delivered a Keynote Address at the Local Government SDGs Symposium

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MEDIA STATEMENT 23 July 2019 The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Parks Tau, delivered a Keynote Address at the Local Government Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Symposium. This symposium followed the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 16 – 19 […]

CoGTA briefed the Select Committee on the Status of 40 Interventions in municipalities in terms of Section 139(1)(B) of the Constitution across the provinces

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MEDIA STATEMENT 23 July 2019 The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), led Deputy Minister Parks Tau and Deputy Minister Obed Bapela briefed the COoGTA  select committee on the status of 40 interventions in municipalities in terms of section 139 (1) (B) of the constitution across the provinces. There are number of challenges […]

Deputy Minister Tau to attend the SACN – SALGA: Report Launch Seminar – Rethinking Economic Development in Intermediate Cities

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MEDIA ADVISORY 23 JULY 2019 The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Parks Tau will attend the SALGA-SACN report launch seminar – “Rethinking economic development in intermediate cities”. The project was conducted in partnership with SALGA, and with research support by the University of Free State. The report is the latest […]

Deputy Minister Tau to deliver Keynote Address at the Local Government SDGs Symposium

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MEDIA ADVISORY 23 July 2019 The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Parks Tau, will deliver a Keynote Address at the Local Government SDGs Symposium. The symposium aims to highlight the critical role of local governments in contextually translating and aligning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with their planning and development […]

CoGTA intervenes to resolve sewer challenges in Naledi Local Municipality

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MEDIA STATEMENT 20 July 2019 The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has noted with concern the sewage spillage in Naledi Local Municipality. The Minister has subsequently dispatched a team of engineers from the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) to work with all key role players that includes CoGTA […]

Refurbished Thaba Village electrical substation to boost power supply

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By Poelo Matlala   Thabazimbi Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr JM Fischer accompanied by stakeholders opened a refurbished Thaba Village 11kv substation at Thabazimbi on 24 May 2019. Thabazimbi Local Municipality is one of the municipalities in Limpopo province. Electricity is one of the basic services that the municipality offers to the community. Thabazimbi Local Municipality […]

Minister Mkhize please with the progress of Infrastructure Projects Delivery at Abaqulusi Local Municipality

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize visited Mondlo in Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal today, 04 May 2019 to assess progress made with regards to the provision of water supply infrastructure and waste reticulation projects currently under design and construction in Enyathi and Bhokwe villages in Mondlo, Abaqulusi Local Municipality. The […]

Minister Mkhize brings hope to communities by handing over Water Reticulation System to communities

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MEDIA STATEMENT 12 APRIL 2019 MINISTER MKHIZE BRINGS HOPE TO COMMUNITIES BY HANDING OVER WATER RETICULATION SYSTEM TO COMMUNITIES It is a happy day in the village of Nkantolo in Bizana Local Municipality, the home Oliver Reginald Tambo as communities welcomed an important intervention by government. Following years of struggling without water and communities traveling […]