Another giant leap towards universal access to clean water

Posted Posted in News

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, […]

46,344 total views, no views today

Water supply to communities within Ugu District Municipality is steadily being restored

Posted Posted in News

  Efforts by an intergovernmental task team comprising of the Provincial Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Department of Water and Sanitation and Ugu District municipality have resulted in the supply of water being restored in several households and businesses that had experienced water shortages in the past few days. The municipality worked […]

44,748 total views, no views today

One fatality confirmed with more rain expected to batter KZN

Posted Posted in News

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has conveyed her condolences to the Zungu family in the King Cetshwayo district municipality where a family member was electrocuted and died while another has been hospitalised when a tree fell onto electricity wires. “This tragic incident which took place on Saturday is yet another reminder […]

65,465 total views, no views today

Disaster teams begins mop-up operation after a weekend of gale-force wind

Posted Posted in News

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is taking stock of the two days of heavy rain and strong gale force winds that have caused numerous weather-related incidents across the province. The department is also embarking on a clean-up operation to ensure that life throughout KZN returns to normal. Over the weekend KZN […]

66,723 total views, no views today

New dawn as KZN elects first ever female deputy chair of Provincial House of Traditional Leaders

Posted Posted in News

  The KZN Provincial Government has welcomed the swearing-in of members and peaceful election of office bearers of the new Provincial House of Traditional Leaders. These elections saw the incumbent Chairperson Inkosi Phathisizwe Chiliza re-elected unopposed to retain his position and uNdlunkulu waseMatheni Inkosi Thabisile Zulu elected as the first ever female to co-chair the […]

33,009 total views, no views today

Reconstitution of Houses of Traditional Leadership reaches climax tomorrow as Provincial House convenes

Posted Posted in Speeches

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has in terms of section 38(1) of the KZN Traditional Leadership and Governance Act, 2005 (Act No. 5 of 2005) announced the convening of a special meeting of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders which, among other business, will see the swearing-in and taking […]

13,872 total views, no views today

cogta applauds amakhosi following smooth reconstitution of inland and northern houses of traditional leaders

Posted Posted in News

  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has congratulated amakhosi elected to the Executive Committees of Houses of Traditional Leaders in the northern and inland parts of the province which include Zululand, uThukela, uMzinyathi, Amajuba, uMkhanyakude and King Cetshwayo districts. This effectively means that all of KZN’s districts, except Ilembe, […]

30,829 total views, no views today

Councilor Sindiso Magaqa’s death a crippling blow to the sphere of local government – Cogta MEC

Posted Posted in News

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has described the news of the sudden death of uMzimkhulu Municipality councillor, Sindiso Magaqa, as a crippling blow to the sphere of local government and a time for a united action to end the impunity of killers who have spilled too much blood of local government representatives […]

23,001 total views, no views today

MEC Dube-Ncube to institute partial intervention at eDumbe and discipline all errant councillors

Posted Posted in News

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has today read the riot act to a full gathering of eDumbe councillors where political infighting, absenteeism from important council meetings and flouting of the code of conduct have paralysed the entire municipality and its administrative and technical capacity to deliver basic services to the local […]

28,071 total views, no views today

Heaps praise on amakhosi following smooth reconstitution of coastal houses of traditional leaders

Posted Posted in News

KZN MEC for Cogta Nomusa Dube-Ncube has congratulated amakhosi elected to the Executive Committees of Houses of Traditional Leaders in the southern parts of the province which include eThekwini, Ugu, Harry Gwala, uMgungundlovu and Ilembe districts. Dube-Ncube was today present in the eThekwini metro where she witnessed the swearing-in ceremony for newly elected amakhosi. “The […]

11,751 total views, 1 views today