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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has issued a weather alert to communities regarding the development of an intense weather system that will result in extreme cold, snow and heavy rains as of tomorrow, Wednesday 16 August, as advised by the South African Weather Services. This inclement weather is expected […]

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Masango using MTB Dash to prepare for World Champs Pietermaritzburg – The Mandela Day MTB Dash could provide a perfect send off to Sthembiso Masango before he heads over to Perth, Australia to represent South Africa at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships early next month. The 42km event on Saturday, August 26, will provide […]

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  The Mandela Day Trail Run, part of the greater Mandela Day Marathon event, has become a highlight on the trail running calendar and this year promises to be yet another spectacular affair. The trail run is organised by KZN Trail Running (KZNTR) on behalf of the Mandela Day Marathon Committee and is taking place […]

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Mandela Day Marathon entries closed
August 1, 2017

Entries for the 2017 edition of the Nelson Mandela Day Marathon (NMDM) have officially closed. The Nelson Mandela Day Marathon Organising Committee has announced that the entry cap was reached a short while ago, necessitating the closure of the entry process. The sixth Nelson Mandela Day Marathon event takes place on Sunday, 27 August 2017. […]

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KZN Provincial Government and uMgungundlovu District Municipality have welcomed Absa Bank’s “win-win” decision to become a strategic partner for the Mandela Day Marathon until 2020. Absa today announced a R6-million financial injection to this iconic race over the next three years further solidify the marathon’s reputation as an annual celebration of the legacy of former […]

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  The burden of walking long distances in order to get access to crucial medication is now a thing of the past for residents of Ward 86 in uMlazi U Section, thanks to intervention by the Provincial government of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal and the Ethekwini Metro. The MEC for the department of Cooperative Governance […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube is urging all municipalities to ensure that all expiring contracts of municipal managers and other senior managers are filled with immediate effect to prevent instability at the top level of municipal administration. Dube-Ncube made her appeal during a meeting with all the Mayors of […]

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The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube has expressed shock and outrage at the killing of yet another councillor in Richmond local municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. Councillor Sfiso Mkhize of Richmond’s ward 2, was killed in a hail of bullets today evening while on his way home.  Councilor Mkhize is the […]

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is pleased to report that most municipal services affected by acts of sabotage in Msunduzi local municipality have been restored to near full capacity. “Cogta teams have been working around the clock to assist the municipality in dealing with unprecedented power outages and deliberate damage to […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube,  has welcomed the latest municipal audit outcomes which place KZN as the second best-performing province within the country but which also register several regressions. “We are deeply disappointed by the decline in the number of municipalities receiving clean audits. Indeed, we want the mayors […]

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