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KZN Disaster teams have been despatched to the City of Newcastle, following vicious hailstorms that wreaked havoc last night damaging both public and private infrastructure in the municipality. Newcastle in the north of KZN experienced a particularly devastating hail storm which wrought significant damage on homes, smashing windows and property.  The worst affected areas are […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has expressed her sadness at the passing of Inkosi Ntemba Mthethwa of the Mhlana Traditional Council who was one of the eldest and most senior of amakhosi in the province. Inkosi Mthethwa hailed from the traditional community with strong historical links to the mighty […]

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  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has placed her department’s disaster management teams on alert following the weather warning issued by the South African Weather Service about heavy rains which could lead to localised flooding in eThekwini, Ilembe, King Cetshwayo, uMkhanyakude and Ugu districts. The weather reports indicate that […]

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has roundly condemned a horrific video that has gone viral which apparently features Deputy Mayor of Mthonjaneni local municipality, allegedly standing by as what appear to be his protectors engaging in animal cruelty and alleged intimidation of the community. In the video, two dogs are seen tied to a pole […]

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  “It is my right to know my status; Prevention is my responsibility” – with these words KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube opened the eThekwini commemorations of this year’s World Aids Day where she was joined by eThekwini Mayor Cllr Zandile Gumede. The commemorations were hosted at the […]

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has expressed her disappointment that some municipalities are still not complying with the 2014 regulations on the appointment of senior managers as there still remain numerous vacancies. Dube-Ncube was addressing KZN’s mayors and municipal managers during a regular Munimec meeting in Durban today. “The senior […]

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KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has today in Durban signed two important agreements with private sector partners – Key Dimensions Risk Solutions to improve the risk management capacity of municipalities and FNB to support aspiring young entrepreneurs in their efforts to contribute to job creation. “Cogta is already partnering with Key […]

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  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has placed the province’s disaster management teams on standby as inclement weather conditions are expected through the weekend. Dube-Ncube has urged communities to exercise caution over the weekend as heavy rains coupled with hail and strong winds are expected to hit areas in […]

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  KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has reacted with outrage to the killing of yet another KZN councillor – Sthe Mhlongo who represented uMngeni local municipality in the uMgungundlovu district council. Councillor Mhlongo reportedly died in a hail of bullets after unknown assailants knocked on his door house at around 2 […]

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  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has expressed her sadness at the passing of Inkosi Nicholus Valela Mbotho of the Mambotho Traditional Council in the uMuziwabantu local municipality (Ugu district). “We are very saddened by the passing of Inkosi Mbotho. His tragic passing takes place at a time when […]

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