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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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Memorandum: KwaZulu-Natal Government declares State of Disaster in parts of KwaZulu-Natal
Ulwaluko - Homecoming Ceremony
14 January 2015
His Majesty the King, iSilo officially welcomed more than 200 of amakrwala (young men that have been traditionally circumcised) at Shayamoya Sports-ground, in Kokstad, within the Harry Gwala District...View More
Launch of the Fight Against Social Ills
16 December 2014
Scores of People braved the rain to be part of the Fight Against Social Ills that was launched by the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in partnership with the eThekwini Municipality at the New Beach in Durban on the 16th December 2014...View More
Dube-Ncube Throws Cogta’s Support Behind Municipal Demarcation Board’s Launch of Ward Delimitation Process
11 December 2014
The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has welcomed today’s launch in Ugu of the ward delimitation process driven by the Municipal Demarcation Board...View More
New Mayor For Mpofana Municipality
11 December 2014
Efforts to bring stability to the once troubled Mpofana Local Municipality took another step forward where a new Mayor was elected. Newly elected Mayor, Councillor Moureen Magubane has been congratulated by MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube during the Mooi Mpofana Council inauguration on the 2014...View More
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