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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Memorandum: KwaZulu-Natal Government declares State of Disaster in parts of KwaZulu-Natal
Ethekwini and Celebs Pay Homeage to Madiba in Style
18 July 2015
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Ethekwini Mayor James Nxumalo led the celebrities including the cast members of Uzalo, Miss South Africa, Natal sharks players, Musicians, politicians, business people and community members during the celebrations of 67 minutes of Madiba within the eThekwini Metropole on the 18th July 2015...View More
KZN Drought Interventions
15 July 2015
Government convened a high level meeting with key water stakeholders on the 14th July 2015, with the aim of coming up with possible solutions to the drought that is affecting the KwaZulu-Natal Province...View More
KZN Drought Situation
18 June 2015
The drought situation in KwaZulu-Natal is taking a turn for the worse. This emerged when the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nomusa Dube-Ncube met with Mayors from affected Municipalities...View More
Dube-Ncube calls for tough action to be taken on defaulting councillors
11 June 2015
Councilors owing debts to municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal stands to lose their jobs. This was a stern warning issued by the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube...View More
Inkosi Memela Installation
23 May 2015
It was joy, pride, and ecstasy this weekend when His Majesty, the King, officially installed iNkosi Mzitshwa Memela of the Memela/Sizanani Traditional Community on the 23rd May 2015, at eNtekaneni, Ward 5, Ingwe Municipality, within the Harry Gwala House of Traditional Leaders...View More
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