MINISTERIAL REPS IN MUNICIPALITIES UNDER ADMINISTRATION URGED TO IMPLEMENT CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT MEASURES BY KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), under the leadership of MEC Sipho Hlomuka, has assigned additional resources to the nine ministerial representatives who have been deployed by the department to the municipalities currently under Section 139 intervention.  The department has specifically assigned financial experts who will work with the administrators to implement… Continue reading MINISTERIAL REPS IN MUNICIPALITIES UNDER ADMINISTRATION URGED TO IMPLEMENT CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT MEASURES BY KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA

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UPDATE ON WEATHER-RELATED INCIDENTS AFFECTING KZN: OVER 1000 HOUSEHOLDS AFFECTED BY SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS SINCE 20 DECEMBER

The inclement weather conditions that have struck large parts of the province since the 15th of December have left a trail of devastation and destruction in several areas within the province. As a result of these weather conditions that occurred on 30 December 2021 alone, four fatalities have occurred, which include a 3 year that… Continue reading UPDATE ON WEATHER-RELATED INCIDENTS AFFECTING KZN: OVER 1000 HOUSEHOLDS AFFECTED BY SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS SINCE 20 DECEMBER

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COGTA PROVIDES GRANT FUNDING TO ALLEVIATE UGU WATER CHALLENGES, MEC HLOMUKA CONVENES URGENT TASK TEAM MEETING

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) department under the leadership of MEC, Sipho Hlomuka has transferred R19 million in grant funding to the Ugu District Municipality as part of efforts to improve the provision of water within the District. The money will be used for repairing the Bhobhoyi water scheme (St Helen’s Rock) which… Continue reading COGTA PROVIDES GRANT FUNDING TO ALLEVIATE UGU WATER CHALLENGES, MEC HLOMUKA CONVENES URGENT TASK TEAM MEETING

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAMS COMMENCE WITH MOP-UP OPERATIONS COMMENCE FOLLOWING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD AND ANOTHER MISSING

31 December 2021 KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has sent condolences to the Shange family, following the tragic incident which took place yesterday, where 10-year-old, Xolani Shange drowned after being swept away by water while attempting to cross a low-lying bridge in KwaMpumuza, ward 1 of the Msunduzi local… Continue reading DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAMS COMMENCE WITH MOP-UP OPERATIONS COMMENCE FOLLOWING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD AND ANOTHER MISSING

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ONE OF KZN’S YOUNGEST INKOSI COMMITS TO SERVING WITH HUMILITY AND DILIGENCE AS KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CALLS ON THE COMMUNITY TO PROTECT THE NEW INKOSI*

The newly appointed Inkosi of the Abantungwa-kholwa Traditional Community Inkosi Nhloso Mzilikazi-Junior Khumalo, 21, has vowed to follow in his late mother’s footsteps by serving his community with humility and diligence.  Yesterday, 28 December, Inkosi was officially presented to the traditional community at a ceremony held in the Alfred Duma local municipality, in the Driefontein… Continue reading ONE OF KZN’S YOUNGEST INKOSI COMMITS TO SERVING WITH HUMILITY AND DILIGENCE AS KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CALLS ON THE COMMUNITY TO PROTECT THE NEW INKOSI*

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KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA CELEBRATES THE ELDERLY IN A MASSIVE OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Christmas came early for the elderly and children in the communities of Gcizela, Watersmeet, Ladysmith, where MEC Hlomuka rolled out his outreach programme aimed at raising awareness about abuse towards the elderly and highlighting ways to challenge such abuses.  The event was held on Friday, 10 December and also focused on raising awareness against Gender-Based… Continue reading KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA CELEBRATES THE ELDERLY IN A MASSIVE OUTREACH PROGRAMME

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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA TO WELCOMES ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN THE MURDER OF IBAMBABUKHOSI ZONDI OF NKANDLA

Ulundi: KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has welcomed the arrest of three suspects in the murder of Ibambabukhosi Mzomuhle Zondi of the Zondi Traditional Community, who was killed on the 10th of November by unknown assailants. According to the South African Police Service, three suspects were arrested yesterday, (two… Continue reading KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA TO WELCOMES ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN THE MURDER OF IBAMBABUKHOSI ZONDI OF NKANDLA

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KZNCOGTA APPOINTS CONTRACTORS TO ROLL OUT ELECTRICITY TO COMMUNITIES IN ABAQULUSI AND JOZINI

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC, Mr Sipho Hlomuka has welcomed the appointment of contractors who will supply electricity connections to the rural communities of wards 1,2,3,4 in the Abaqulusi and ward 4 of Jozini Local Municipalities.  The appointments which have been done by the department mark an important milestone in the lives… Continue reading KZNCOGTA APPOINTS CONTRACTORS TO ROLL OUT ELECTRICITY TO COMMUNITIES IN ABAQULUSI AND JOZINI

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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA ANNOUNCES EXTENSION IN CONTRACTS OF INTERNS

In line with his commitment to strengthening the capacity of the sphere of local government, KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has announced an extension of the contracts of over 500 interns who were recruited by the department to work in municipalities.  This morning, Hlomuka met with the employees who… Continue reading KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA ANNOUNCES EXTENSION IN CONTRACTS OF INTERNS

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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CALLS FOR RENEWED COMMITMENT IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN HARRY GWALA DISTRICT

A renewed commitment towards the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence was the clarion call made by KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka during the World Aids Day commemorations which were hosted at the Jolivet Community Hall in the uBuhlebezwe municipality under the Harry Gwala District. The… Continue reading KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CALLS FOR RENEWED COMMITMENT IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN HARRY GWALA DISTRICT

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