MEC Dube-Ncube calls for interest of learners to be put first as she visits troubled Masakhaneni High School in KwaMakhutha

MEDIA STATEMENT: KZNCOGTA MEC CALLS FOR INTEREST OF LEARNERS TO BE PUT FIRST AS SHE VISITS TROUBLED MASAKHANENI HIGH SCHOOL IN MAKHUTHA   The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube has called on parents, teachers and school governing bodies to put the interests of learners in the forefront as she visited […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube provides festive cheer to kids at nelson Mandela Capture Site

The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has today provided festive cheer to over a hundred children who are from surrounding communities within uMngeni Local Municipality. The Christmas Party was held at the historic Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick yesterday. Children were brimming with excitement as they played games, received gifts […]

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beleaguered eNdumeni municipality placed under administration

Move designed to end the paralysis and forcefully implement the forensic investigation report KZN Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has today announced that the Provincial Cabinet during its last session resolved to place the beleaguered Endumeni Council in Dundee under administration in terms of section 139 (1)(b) of the Constitution. The […]

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Maphumulo taxi rank officially opened, marking a new chapter in lives of residents

  Today’s official opening of the multi-million rand Maphumulo taxi rank and market stalls marks an important chapter in the lives of residents in the small rural municipality of Maphumulo. The opening ceremony was led by KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Mxolisi Kaunda. The construction of the taxi rank to the tune […]

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KZNCOGTA confirms visit to uThukela by the Hawks

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) can confirm that the uThukela District Municipality has been visited by the Hawks and members of the SAPS in search of documents which may assist them in their ongoing investigations. “We have been informed by our administrator deployed to uThukela district, since this municipality is currently […]

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KZN Municipalities given a snapshot of future Eskom infrastructure expansion

KZN municipalities have been given a snapshot of future expansion of Eskom’s electricity infrastructure in the province up until 2024 during the Munimec forum convened by the provincial Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) in Durban today. The electrification plan complements KZN’s progress in approaching universal access to electricity for its municipal residents. […]

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uThukela residents warned of dangers of run away fires and other natural incidents at summer disaster awareness campaign launch

Resident of the uThukela District, in the Alfred Duma local Municipality have been urged to exercise extreme caution as their area is prone to inclement weather related disasters such as runaway veld fires, thunderstorms accompanied by lightning, hailstorms and heavy rains resulting in flooding. This as the KwaZulu-Natal department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs […]

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Local Government excellence celebrated as kzn’s best performing municipality is crowned

Local government excellence in KZN was celebrated last night, as the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs under the leadership of MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube crowned the province’s best performing municipality at a prestigious ceremony at the Greyville Racecourse in Durban. The Municipal Excellence Awards, which are an annual feature on the province’s local government […]

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KZN COGTA announces forensic investigation into alleged tender fraud at uMzumbe

At the request of the Umzumbe municipal council, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has today formally authorised a forensic investigation into the affairs of Umzumbe municipal council in terms of section 106 of the Municipal Systems Act. The investigation will focus on alleged fraud, corruption and maladministration within the municipality. The investigation […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube tables explosive forensic report on Mpofana Municipality

Municipal officials linked to serious allegations of fraud and corruption KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube, in her quest for good and clean governance in municipalities, today tabled before the Mpofana municipal council an explosive forensic investigation into irregularities, fraud and corruption at this municipality. The forensic report presented to […]

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