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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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MUNIMEC takes sweeping resolutions to improve Local Government in KZN
24 October 2014
The two-day session of MuniMec where the KZN MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, regularly engages Mayors and key stakeholders from the province’s municipalities has taken a number of far-reaching resolutions to streamline the way local government works in KZN...View More
Unqualified CFO’s to be axed
24 October 2014
Chief Financial Officers who do not meet the qualification requirements for their positions will be axed by September 2015. This is a stern warning issued by the MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube at the opening session of the Munimec meeting...View More
KZN COGTA Hands Out 2014 Municipal Service Excellence Awards
10 October 2014
The KZN Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has named the province’s best performing Mayors along with the best performing municipalities in various categories for 2014 based on the number of votes received in each instance from municipal residents from all across KZN...View More
Eradicating the practice of forced, arranged and underage marriages in KwaZulu-Natal post 1994 in a democratic society
07 October 2014
Amakhosi within uThukela have called for greater cooperation amongst all structures within traditional communities in fighting the misuse of ukuthwala, forced, underage marriages of children under the age 18...View More


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