Financial pressures faced by government explained in meeting between Amakhosi and KZN COGTA MEC

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has thanked amakhosi in the province for the crucial role they play in providing leadership and guidance to millions of people within KZN’s traditional areas. The MEC met with amakhosi in Durban today where deliberations were made on pertinent issues affecting the institution of […]

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KZN COGTA leads the way country-wide in municipal capacity building

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is hosting representatives of the country’s eight other provinces who have shown interest in KZN’s exemplary municipal capacity building strategy. The department has authored a comprehensive strategy for enhancing the political and administrative capacity of municipalities that has since been labeled as national best practice. “It […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube reads riot act to Mooi-Mpofana councillors and staff

Shape this municipality up or be prepared for dire consequences – that was a blunt message by KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube to councilors at Mooi-Mpofana municipality. Dube-Ncube held an urgent meeting with the Mooi-Mpofana council in response to numerous challenges this municipality is facing, one of them being […]

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KZN COGTA demands municipal accountability even if it means taking them to court

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) insists upon full municipal accountability for all actions and decisions taken by municipal councils and officials even if this, on occasion, leads to the department taking legal action against municipalities as has recently been the case with Mthonjaneni, Nquthu, Msinga and Nkandla municipalities. “Our record in […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube delivers message of support at SATN Conference

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has today delivered an enthusiastic message of support at the two-day SATN conference in Durban where some 300 delegates from across the country are discussing the role of universities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is an important discussion the government wants to be part […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube welcomes initiative by Standard Bank which will see furniture being donated to schools in eThekwini

The MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, as the political Champion of the eThekwini Metro under Operation Sukuma Sakhe has welcomed the donation by Standard Bank of furniture to previously disadvantaged schools in the eThekwini Metro. MEC Dube-Ncube today visited the provincial offices of Standard for the hand over of the […]

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KZNCOGTA announces support intervention in uThukela District

“We are very happy with the political and administrative stability in this municipality, our only concern is the revenue collection management which has compromised the financial position of the uThukela District Municipality”.  These were the opening words by KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube, as she announced a section section 139(1)(b) intervention […]

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MANDELA DAY MARATHON ORGANISING COMMITTEE CONGRATULATES WINNERS OF 2018 RACE

The Mandela Day Marathon Organising Committee has applauded the winners and supporters of this year’s race whose main 42.2km discipline today once again covered the iconic route between Edendale and the Mandela Capture Site outside Howick for the seventh time. The Mandela Day Marathon Organising Committee comprises representatives of KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and […]

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State of readiness for the Mandela Day Marathon

MEDIA BRIEFING: STATE OF READINESS FOR 2018 MANDELA DAY MARATHON BY NOMUSA DUBE-NCUBE KZN MEC FOR COGTA MANDELA CAPTURE SITE: 22 AUGUST 2018 Ladies and gentlemen of the media Thank you for availing yourself for today’s final media briefing on the 2018 Mandela Day Marathon. With only a few days before the start of the […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube releases damning former eZinqoleni forensic report to the new Ray Nkonyeni Council

The KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has, in the spirit of openness and transparency which guides its general oversight over the province’s municipalities, today presented before a full municipal council of Ray Nkonyeni, its report on the forensic investigation it conducted into irregular expenditure at the former Ezinqoleni municipality.  KZN Cogta […]

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