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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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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
KZN-COGTA, dissolves the Mpofana Local Municipality following unrest
03 September 2014
The KwaZulu-Natal Government has dissolved the Mpofana Local Municipality which will be placed under Administration....View More
Nelson Mandela Marathon Media Launch
12 June 2014
The Nelson Mandela Marathon is growing from strength to strength and is proving to be THE Marathon amongst the biggest races on the continent. The number of participating runners have has soared from 1200 in 2012 to more than 5 000 in 2013....View More


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