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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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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
Premier Mchunu Reads The Riot Act To Umtubatuba Local Municipality
16 September 2014
The Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Honourable Edward Senzo Mchunu has read the riot act to all Councillors and municipal workers of the Umtubatuba Local Municipality...View More
Clothing and textile factory launched in Amaoti, outside Durban
11 September 2014
Life will never be the same for residents in communities surrounding Amaoti, which is a township, situated 20KM from the Durban CBD...View More


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