PREMIER ZIKALALA LAUNCHES WATER MASTER PLAN AND BOREHOLE INTERVENTION PROGRAMME AIMED AT ALLEVIATING WATER SHORTAGE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

The communities of Highflats, uMzimkhulu, Ixopo and Bulwer under the Harry Gwala District Municipality will finally receive reprieve from their water woes and have access to water closer to their homes and businesses. This comes after the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala today, inspected and commissioned a borehole at KwaSkeyi – a rural community in… Continue reading PREMIER ZIKALALA LAUNCHES WATER MASTER PLAN AND BOREHOLE INTERVENTION PROGRAMME AIMED AT ALLEVIATING WATER SHORTAGE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

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MEC HLOMUKA READS RIOT ACT TO UTHUKELA WATER BOARD AND ITS SHAREHOLDERS

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Sipho Hlomuka has called for greater transparency and dialogue between the uThukela Water Board and its shareholders which are the Districts of Mzinyathi, Amajuba and the Newcastle Local Municipality.  Uthukela Water Board as an entity supplies bulk potable water to the three Water Service Authorities of Newcastle,… Continue reading MEC HLOMUKA READS RIOT ACT TO UTHUKELA WATER BOARD AND ITS SHAREHOLDERS

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HEAVY RAINS CAUSE DURBAN HOUSE COLLAPSE, KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA URGES VIGILANCE AS INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN KZN

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has urged residents to exercise extreme caution as inclement weather conditions continue across large parts of the province.  Heavy rain in and around Durban has led to a landslide at La Mercy where parts of a road collapsed and a section of a house… Continue reading HEAVY RAINS CAUSE DURBAN HOUSE COLLAPSE, KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA URGES VIGILANCE AS INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN KZN

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PHEZUKOMKHONO COOPERATIVE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA

Mr Sipho Hlomuka, MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal, officiated over the event, which saw the Phezukomkhono Youth Agricultural Cooperative under isiZwe sakwaXolo in Ray Nkonyeni municipality receiving a cheque of R6,5 million. The ceremony took place on Saturday, August 28, 2021, in KwaXolo Traditional Council. Inkosi MBW Xolo, uGu District Mayor,… Continue reading PHEZUKOMKHONO COOPERATIVE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA

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KZNCOGTA MEC HANDS OVER BOREHOLES AND ELECTRIFICATION PROJECTS IN UMSINGA

The provision of services such as water and electricity in the rural municipality of Msinga received a major boost this morning when the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Sipho Hlomuka officially handed over the eMzweni Electrification project in Ward 2 and the eMakhamo borehole project in Ward 3. A resident of the area… Continue reading KZNCOGTA MEC HANDS OVER BOREHOLES AND ELECTRIFICATION PROJECTS IN UMSINGA

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DEPARTMENT’S SOCIAL RELIEF PROGRAMME AIDS COMMUNITIES IN DISTRESS

As a way of lending a helping hand to the destitute members of the community around eThekwini, the department hosted a Social Partnership Engagement Programme on Saturday, 21 August 2021 at Mnini Thusong Centre. This was made possible by the strong partnership fostered by the Public Participation chief directorate under the leadership of the Acting… Continue reading DEPARTMENT’S SOCIAL RELIEF PROGRAMME AIDS COMMUNITIES IN DISTRESS

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MEC HLOMUKA WELCOMES SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLEAN AUDIT ACHIEVED BY TEAM COGTA

In line with his commitment to “make local government work better for the people of the province”, KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has applauded the good work of the staff within his department, following the announcement by the Auditor-General that KZN Cogta achieved a second consecutive clean audit for… Continue reading MEC HLOMUKA WELCOMES SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLEAN AUDIT ACHIEVED BY TEAM COGTA

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COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CONCERNED ABOUT INCREASE IN CONSUMER DEBT IN KZN MUNICIPALITIES

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has expressed his concern about the growth in consumer debt in the province’s municipalities.  The latest audited figures released by the Cogta indicate that the province’s municipalities saw an increase in consumer debt of R3.47-billion betweeb the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 financial years: the debt… Continue reading COGTA MEC HLOMUKA CONCERNED ABOUT INCREASE IN CONSUMER DEBT IN KZN MUNICIPALITIES

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KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA AND MINISTER DLAMINI ZUMA VISIT MIDLANDS SMALL TOWNS OF BULWER AND DONNYBROOK

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC, Mr Sipho Hlomuka has assured business, labour and civic organisations about his department’s commitment to assisting municipalities to speed up the spatial planning and development processes required to rebuild the province’s small towns that have been decimated by the unrest that hit large parts of the province last… Continue reading KZNCOGTA MEC HLOMUKA AND MINISTER DLAMINI ZUMA VISIT MIDLANDS SMALL TOWNS OF BULWER AND DONNYBROOK

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