MEC Dube-Ncube places Disaster Management teams on standby as severe thunderstorms are expected across KZN

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has placed disaster management teams on standby, following an alert from the South African Weather Service (SAWS) indicating that severe thunderstorms are expected over the interior parts of the province in the afternoon and evening. The alert indicates that lightning, flash flooding, very strong […]

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KZNCOGTA urges Zululand District council to investigate allegations against District Mayor

 KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has confirmed that it has received reports of allegations of interference in the public procurement processes involving Zululand District Mayor Thulasizwe Buthelezi. The department has been inundated with media queries on this matter and would like to clarify as follows; Upon receiving the allegations the  MEC […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube condemns attacks on KZN councillors

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has called upon law enforcement agencies in the province to increase security measures aimed at protecting councillors whose lives are in danger.  This follows last night’s incident where the house of ward 12 councillor Nancy Jili in the uBuhlebezwe Local Municipality was burned to […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube commends staff for departments accolades

  KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has commended her staff for the great work they have put into ensuring that the department delivers on its core mandate which is to ensure that proper service delivery is given to municipal residents in the province. The department has recently won […]

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Households given lightning rods as KZN launches summer disaster awareness campaign in Nongoma

As part of KZN’s measures to deal with disasters, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube today handed out lightning conductors to households in Nongoma. This initiative will ensure that people are protected from lightning strikes which are common in rural areas where they leave a […]

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KZN COGTA TABLES ENDUMENI FORENSIC REPORT INTO IRREGULAR EXPENDITURE

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube today assigned a team of senior officials to table before the Endumeni council the report on a forensic investigation into irregular expenditure at the municipality in terms of Section 106(1)(b) of the Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000). The report reveals damning findings […]

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Cogta MEC condemns theft of tombstones from Durban graveyards

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has condemned the desecration of burial sites by unscrupulous criminals who have reportedly removed granite tombstones from the grave sites in Tongaat (eThekwini) for commercial resale as granite kitchen tops. Dube-Ncube has urged law enforcement agencies to act with haste to apprehend these culprits: […]

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COGTA to represent province at National Productivity Awards

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube is proud to represent the province as a finalist in the National Productivity Awards to be held at the Gallagher Estate Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 19 October 2018. The department won the Regional Award for the public sector […]

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KZNCOGTA condemns sabotage of water infrastructure in uThukela

  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has condemned the act of vandalism in the uThukela District Municipality where five water stations were destroyed last night. The incident threatens to plunge communities in Kliptown and Watermede in wards 15, 16, 18 and 19 of the Alfred Duma Local Municipality into crisis. “This […]

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Disaster Management teams placed on standby as heavy rains and snow hit parts of KZN

As the predicted inclement weather hits parts of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has placed all disaster management teams on standby. According to the South African Weather Service a cold front that is expected to sweep through the province starting from today and parts of […]

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