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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is pleased to report that most municipal services affected by acts of sabotage in Msunduzi local municipality have been restored to near full capacity. “Cogta teams have been working around the clock to assist the municipality in dealing with unprecedented power outages and deliberate damage to […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube,  has welcomed the latest municipal audit outcomes which place KZN as the second best-performing province within the country but which also register several regressions. “We are deeply disappointed by the decline in the number of municipalities receiving clean audits. Indeed, we want the mayors […]

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  KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs ( Cogta) has called on the law enforcement agencies to investigate what appear to be deliberate acts of sabotage by certain elements that are tampering with electricity infrastructure and causing blackouts in various parts of uMsunduzi municipality. Residents and businesses have been negatively affected by frequent […]

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Good Governance

Good governance is at the heart of the effective functioning of municipalities.

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Financial Management

Sound financial management is integral to the success of local government.

Institutional Capacity

There has to be a focus on building strong municipal administrative systems and processes.


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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