MULTI-MILLION RAND OPERATIONKHAWULEZA PROGRAMME LAUNCHED IN NEWCASTLE

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The KZN Provincial Government under the leadership of Premier Sihle Zikalala today launched the R160-million Operation Khawuleza programme in Newcastle in the Amajuba District. This programme, implemented through the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Sipho Hlomuka, will see millions of rand worth of plant machinery which includes […]

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MEC HLOMUKA READS RIOT ACT TO ABAQULUSI COUNCIL

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC, Sipho Hlomuka has read the riot act on the Abaqulusi Council this afternoon, warning them to shape up or risk facing extraordinary measures by the province. This follows the allegations that the leadership of the municipality have violated their responsibilities in respect of the implementation of the Constitutional intervention at the municipality by interfering […]

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KZN CoGTA SCOOPS TOP AWARDS AT NATIONAL SERVICE DELIVERY AWARDS CEREMONY

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Sipho Hlomuka, has scooped top awards at the national Thusong Centre Service Excellence Awards held in Cape Town last night. The awards recognised top-performing Community Service Centres across the country.   MEC Sipho Hlomuka congratulated his Department for this impressive showing, which […]

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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA TO ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING INTERVENTION PROGRAMME AIMED AT IMPROVING CAPACITY IN MUNICIPALITIES

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The KZN provincial government through the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs under the leadership of MEC Sipho Hlomuka, is embarking on an unprecedented and ground-breaking intervention aimed at capacitating municipalities to respond to service delivery challenges that have sparked high level of dissatisfaction in communities. Heavy plant equipment worth over R125 million is […]

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HOD Tubane Visits Two Hospitals During Public Service Week

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KZNCOGTA Head of Department Mr. Thando Tubane, on Monday, 09 September 2019, visited Umpumulo Hospital and Montebello Hospital, in the Ilembe District, as part of Public Service Week. HOD Tubane is the HOD Champion for ILembe District. The HOD’s visit to the  health facilities in the iLembe District, was part of his initiatives of gearing […]

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KZN Department of Cogta Stands Up Against the Illegal Practice Of Ukuthwala (Abduction Of Girls)

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On Thursday, 28 August, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, under the leadership of MEC Sipho Hlomuka hosted an inter-generational dialogue on the practice of ukuthwalwa (the abduction of young girls under the pretext of cultural practice)  at the Qondokuhle Hall, Ward 6, in the uMzimkhulu Local Municipality.    Officials from various provincial government departments […]

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KZN COGTA MEC Hlomuka Mourns Passing Of Inkosi Biyela

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has learned with shock and sadness of the passing of Inkosi Velemandleni Biyela (81) of the kwaYanguye Traditional Council in the King Cetshwayo District. Inkosi passed away yesterday following a short illness. MEC Hlomuka has expressed condolences to the family and Isizwe saKwaBiyela: “Inkosi […]

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KZNCOGTA MEC SIPHO HLOMUKA OPTIMISTIC ABOUT A BREAKTHROUGH ON ESKOM AND NEWCASTLE MUNICIPALITY IMPASSE

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), under the directive of MEC Sipho Hlomuka, today, 2 September, met with Eskom in an attempt to avert an electricity interruption at the Newcastle local municipality. The meeting follows Eskom’s publishing of a notice of intent to interrupt electricity supply to Newcastle daily beginning from Monday […]

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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA MOVES TO AVERT ELECTRICITY CRISIS IN NEWCASTLE

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has with great urgency embarked on efforts to avert electricity interruptions at Newcastle local municipality. This follows the publishing of a notice of intent to interrupt electricity supply to Newcastle daily from 30 September at 6 am. This is due to the municipality’s overdue […]

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Hlomuka congratulates newly elected office bearers in Msunduzi 

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 The KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Mr Sihle Zikalala alongside MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Sipho Hlomuka, welcomed the appointment of the new Msunduzi local municipality office bearers. The swearing-in took place on Thursday 29 August 2019, the ceremony was led by KwaZulu Natal Judge President A. Jappie at the Pietermaritzburg Town Hall, where a special […]

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