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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube is urging mayors of the province’s 54 municipalities to unite behind efforts to advance radical economic transformation. Dube-Ncube made the call today in Ballito during her first meeting with KZN’s mayors since she tabled her budget speech in the Provincial Legislature earlier this month. […]

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Tears flowed in Magogo Village in Nquthu as Gogo Thobekile Mkhize 84, switched on electricity for the first time in her home in the presence of KZN MECs for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs – Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Agriculture and Rural Development – Themba Mthembu. The Mkhize household is one of many that have benefited […]

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  KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is taking stock of the four days of heavy rain- and snowfall that caused numerous weather-related incidents across the province as a result of the cold front between 12 and 15 May. The department is also embarking on a clean-up operation to ensure that life […]

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Short biography of Nomusa Dube-Ncube.

Before being the MEC in this department Nomusa Dube-Ncube served in various leadership roles.

She was the Mayor of the North Central Local Council before this local authority of Durban was amalgamated with several others to form what is now a bigger municipality known as the eThekwini Municipality (Durban).

Subsequent to that, she was appointed the Speaker of the Municipality.

After a remarkable term as the Speaker, during which period she launched Women Youth Development and  a number of initiatives aimed at alleviating poverty, the ANC redeployed her to serve as Ambassador to the Czech Republic.

After that, she was appointed back home to serve as Chief Whip of the African National Congress in the KwaZulu-Natal provincial legislature.

Parallel to that, she was appointed as the Deputy Provincial Secretary of the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

She is currently serving as the MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs.


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