The Department is responsible for performing oversight and support to 61 municipalities and 294 Traditional Leaders and their institutions.


Desiree Nonhlanhla Qhobosheane is the Head of Department of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs.



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MEC Dube-Ncube officially opens the R15 million Ugu Disaster Management Centre, November 2015
November 2015
The life of residents in the Ugu District Municipality continues to improve as levels of safety are set to drastically increase with the officially opening of the R15 Million Disaster Management centre, which will provide much needed services to surrounding communities...View More
16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children
25 November 2015
KwaZulu-Natal Government launched its 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children during the Cabinet Operation Sukuma in the eThekwini Metro on the 25 November 2015. The Premier and all the MECs were deployed in 15 Wards under the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipalities...View More
KZN makes progress in electrifying deep rural areas
14 November 2015
The days when the residents of eMakhabeleni had to rely on candle light to see at night are now gone. This is because the KZN provincial government is making progress in ensuring that all rural and previously disadvantaged communities have access to electricity which is a basic necessity...View More
Installation of Inkosi Ngcobo by his Majesty the King
29 October 2015
His Majesty the King Goodwill Zwelithini accompanied by MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nomusa Dube-Ncube conducted the Installation ceremony of Inkosi Mqoqi Bernard Ngcobo at a colourful...View More
KZN COGTA launches ground-breaking multi-million rand agricultural programme in uThukela District
28 October 2015
The KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube on the 28th of Octtober 2015, revolutionarised the way communities view agriculture in Hlathikhulu in the Imbabazane local municipality in the KZN Midlands...View More
KZN COGTA: Umkhanyakude District Municipality Placed Under Administration
14 October 2015
The KwaZulu-Natal’s Government has placed the uMkhanyakude District under Administration. The tough stance made by MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nomusa Dube-Ncube when she met and briefed this District Municipality’s Full Council Meeting...View More
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