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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube is urging mayors of the province’s 54 municipalities to unite behind efforts to advance radical economic transformation. Dube-Ncube made the call today in Ballito during her first meeting with KZN’s mayors since she tabled her budget speech in the Provincial Legislature earlier this month. […]

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Tears flowed in Magogo Village in Nquthu as Gogo Thobekile Mkhize 84, switched on electricity for the first time in her home in the presence of KZN MECs for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs – Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Agriculture and Rural Development – Themba Mthembu. The Mkhize household is one of many that have benefited […]

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  KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is taking stock of the four days of heavy rain- and snowfall that caused numerous weather-related incidents across the province as a result of the cold front between 12 and 15 May. The department is also embarking on a clean-up operation to ensure that life […]

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The body of a forty-eight (48) year-old man whose car was swept away by flash floods near Nanakazi River in ward 1 of Nquthu municipality has been found in the middle of Gubazi River. Mr Vincent Sbusiso Mcube,  is believed to be a teacher at Ntabasibahle High School in Qhudeni (Nquthu Municipality). The deceased went […]

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  KZN disaster prevention and management teams are intervening across the province, following the extreme weather induced by the cold front which in some areas has led to localised flooding. There has been a number of sporadic incidents responded to last night.  These include the 22 people who were trapped inside the bus as it […]

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The MEC for the department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Minister for Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane and Deputy Ms Pamela Tswete today, officially opened the 10 megalitre Richardsbay Desalination Plant, which provide relief to thousands of residents within the Mhlathuze Local Municipality. The plant which cost R300 Million is the […]

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), KZN Department of Arts and Culture and Sport and Recreation, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Mgungundlovu District Municipality and uMngeni Local Municipality today officially launched the 6th edition of the Mandela Day Marathon at the Mandela Capture Site near Howick. This fast- growing marathon takes place […]

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The preparations for the 6th edition of the annual Nelson Mandela marathon are set to be announced tomorrow at the media briefing to be held at the Mandela Capture site. The marathon which honours South Africa’s first democratically elected president and struggle hero is growing in leaps and bounds each year and  is attracting a […]

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Budget Speech Live Blog
May 9, 2017

  kzncogat Budget Speech Media Briefing https://t.co/rrNbAzmGcF — KZNCOGTA (@kzncogta) May 9, 2017   Follow the conversation on social media using on Twitter #kzncogtabudget2017 and Facebook Overview of the 2017/18 Budget Policy Speech Budget Policy Speech 2017/18 Budget Speech Infrastructure Projects Press Summary: bid to Create Smart Municipalities Press Summary: Anti-Fraud and Corruption Stance Press Summary: Disaster […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube will tomorrow, 9 May 2017, present to members of the KZN Legislature and the people of KZN her department’s Budget Policy Statement, for the 2017/2018 financial year. Among the issues expected to come under spotlight are: – Municipalities that are owed billions by big business, government […]

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