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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Lightning Conductors Installed at Schools and Public Areas In KwaMaphumulo
27 January 2016
The MEC for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional (Cogta) has welcomed the installation of lightning conductors in Phezukomkhono High School and the KwaMxhosa Community Hall in KwaMaphumulo in the Ilembe District Municipality...View More
KZN COGTA MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube to Monitor School Functionality on Day One of 2016 School Year
13 January 2016
When the school bell rings on Wednesday morning (13 January 2016), heralding the start of a new school year for hundreds of thousands of school children in the Greater Durban Region...View More
KZN COGTA Celebrates KZN’S Record 22 Clean Municipal Audits
05 December 2015
With the sphere of local government reaching a milestone of 15 years of democratic institutions inaugurated in 2000...View More
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
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