KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA URGES CAUTION AS INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS KZN

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Pietermaritzburg: KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has urged residents across the province to be vigilant as weather conditions continue to deteriorate. Since new years eve, parts of the province have been experiencing heavy rains which in some areas have caused damage to public infrastructure (roads, electricity) in areas like […]

KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA MOURNS PASSING OF TWO AMAKHOSI

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Pietermaritzburg: In yet another blow to the institution of traditional leadership within the province of KwaZulu-Natal KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has learned of the passing of Inkosi Ngonyama Rudolf Madlala (48) of the Madlala Traditional Council in uMshwathi under the uMgungundlovu District. Inkosi’s sudden passing which took yesterday evening […]

KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA SADDENED WITH THE PASSING OF RICHMOND ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER MTHEMBU

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Pietermaritzburg: KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has learnt with shock and sadness of the untimely passing of the Municipal Manager of the Richmond local municipality Mr Sikhombiso Mthembu (60) this morning following a short illness.   The news of Mthembu’s passing comes at a time when the municipality is still […]

KZNCOGTA MEC CONCERNED AS THREE MORE LIVES ARE LOST TO A LIGHTNING STRIKE IN NORTHERN KZN, RESIDENTS URGED TO BE CAREFUL

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Emanyiseni, Umhlabuyalingana: Inclement weather conditions continue to wreak havoc across rural communities in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. In the last two weeks, the province’s disaster management teams have dealt with several incidents where lives were lost as a result of severe weather conditions. In the latest incident, two people lost their lives in eManyiseni under […]

EARLY CHRISTMAS FOR THE ELDERLY IN LADYSMITH AS KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA HANDS OUT GIFTS

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Watersmeet, Alfred Duma Municipality: Christmas came early this year for senior citizens of the Alfred Duma local municipality when they received gifts, which include hygiene packs with soap, sanitisers and masks, from the KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka. The handover which which took place today in Ward 16, Watersmeet […]

KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CALLS FOR CALM AS RICHMOND MUNICIPAL OFFICES CLOSE FOR DECONTAMINATION FOLLOWING OUTBREAK OF COVID-19

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KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has called for calm among the residents of the Richmond local municipality following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus at its offices.   Reports received by the department indicate that a number of senior officials within the municipality have tested positive for Covid-19. Reports […]

TWO LIVES LOST AND ONE PERSON MISSING

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Durban: Yesterday KZN’s disaster management teams responded to a number of weather-related incidents which were caused by the severe thunderstorms that struck areas in the interior of the province. In the uMzinyathi district’s area of Muden under the Umvoti local municipality, two people were swept away by an overflowing river last night. Search and rescue […]

ROLE OF SOCIAL PARTNERS IN COMBATING DISASTER IN THE PROVINCE APPLAUDED BY MEC HLOMUKA

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Durban: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC, Sipho Hlomuka has applauded Non-Governmental Organisations for the active role they play in providing support to communities who are afflicted by weather-related incidents across the province. This morning MEC Hlomuka held a special breakfast with Social Partners consisting of organisations that work with the department to respond to […]

KZN COGTAMEC HLOMUKA MOURNS PASSING OF TWO PHONGOLO COUNCILLORS

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Durban: KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has learned with shock and sadness of the tragic incident that has befallen the uPhongolo Local Municipality where two of its councillors lost their lives in a what is believed to have been a motor vehicle accident which took place this afternoon. Reports that […]