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





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MEC Dube welcomes new councillors
17 August 2016
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Treasury MEC Belinda Scotts have welcomed the new councillors during the first council meeting at the Mkhambathini Local Municipality held on the 17th August 2016...View More
Hundreds lay wreaths at Mandela capture site to commemorate Madiba’s role in the fight against HIV/AIDS
18 July 2016
This year’s Mandela Day has proved to be one of the most memorable in KwaZulu-Natal as people from all walks of life and from around the globe visited the historic Mandela Capture Site in Howick in the Midlands where the late former President Nelson Mandela was arrested by the apartheid police in 1962...View More
New Firestation and Testing Centre for Bergville
13 June 2016
The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube together with the MEC for Transport and Community Safety Mxolisi Kaunda, jointly launched multimillion rand developments in the town of Bergville under oKhahlamba Local Municipality...View More
New KZN Premier Meet with Zulu Monarch at Opening of House of Traditional Leaders
07 June 2016
The new Premier of KZN Willies Mchunu on the 7th June 2016 formally met with iMbube, His Majesty the King, Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu for the first time at the annual opening of the KZN Provincial House of Traditional Leaders (PHTL) in Ulundi...View More
KZN Government Launches Programmes to Reflect on the 16 Year Journey of Local Government
12 May 2016
The KwaZulu-Natal government has kick-started its programme to celebrate the 16 years of the establishment of local government and its service delivery excellence over the past years...View More
KZN COGTA Launches a R19 Million Electrification Project at Ndwedwe
03 May 2016
“I was getting worried that I might die without ever having electricity in my home, but the government came through for me and my family and we can now experience the convenience of modern life....View More
KZN COGTA MEC Tables A Over A Billion Rand Budget for 2016/2017
15 April 2016
The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) in KZN Nomusa Dube-Ncube has tabled a R 1.5 billion budget for the Financial Year 2015/2016, under the theme LOCAL GOVERNANCE: DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT, at the Provincial Legislature on the 15th April 2016....View More
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