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In the aftermath of yesterday’s mega-storm, the KZN Provincial Government together with the eThekwini Metro and other affected municipalities is currently mounting a spirited response as part of efforts to alleviate the impact of the ferocious storm and to bring the lives of the affected residents and businesses back to normalcy. “We are taking stock […]

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The KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) as directed by KZN Premier Willies Mchunu, is coordinating relief efforts amid the worst storm to hit many parts of KZN.  The storm has so far caused major damage on hospitals, factories, homes and other key infrastructure.  It has caused power outages and 2 deaths reported at […]

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Over 100 000 members of the community in the Umuziwabantu Local Municipality and neighboring municipalities will for the first time have uninterrupted supply of clean water. This after the Acting MEC for KZN Cogta, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo officially launched the monumental Weza Water Treatment Plant in the area of KwaJali. Following inaccessibility to clean water, […]

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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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