KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

Our Vision:

COGTA envisages “People Centred sustainable Co-operative governance”.  


Improving access to water and basic services
Strengthening disaster risk management at local level
Good and clean governance within local government
Strengthening the institution of traditional leadership

Coordinating Disaster Management
Championing local economic development

Our Mission

“KZN COGTA will coordinate and foster cooperation amongst governance institutions and build capacity to accelerate delivery of high quality services to communities”.

Rev Thulasizwe Buthelezi

Rev Thulasizwe Buthelezi

MEC: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Ms Barbara Mgutshini

Ms Barbara Mgutshini

Acting Head of Department

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