MEC delivers electricity for Nquthu community

Tears flowed in Magogo Village in Nquthu as Gogo Thobekile Mkhize switched on electricity for the first time in her home in the presence of KZN MECs for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs - Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Agriculture and Rural Development - Themba Mthembu on 18.05.17.

Tears flowed in Magogo Village in Nquthu as Gogo Thobekile Mkhize 84, switched on electricity for the first time in her home in the presence of KZN MECs for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs – Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Agriculture and Rural Development – Themba Mthembu. The Mkhize household is one of many that have benefited… Continue reading MEC delivers electricity for Nquthu community

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body of Nquthu teacher believed to be a flood victim found

The body of a forty-eight (48) year-old man whose car was swept away by flash floods near Nanakazi River in ward 1 of Nquthu municipality has been found in the middle of Gubazi River. Mr Vincent Sbusiso Mcube,  is believed to be a teacher at Ntabasibahle High School in Qhudeni (Nquthu Municipality). The deceased went… Continue reading body of Nquthu teacher believed to be a flood victim found

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Disaster teams intervene to assist communities in distress as bad weather continues

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube tables a budget for her department at the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature in Pietermaritzburg on 09.05.17

  KZN disaster prevention and management teams are intervening across the province, following the extreme weather induced by the cold front which in some areas has led to localised flooding. There has been a number of sporadic incidents responded to last night.  These include the 22 people who were trapped inside the bus as it… Continue reading Disaster teams intervene to assist communities in distress as bad weather continues

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Desalination plant relief for northern KZN

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube officially opening a desalination plant in Richardsbay on 12.05.17

The MEC for the department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Minister for Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane and Deputy Ms Pamela Tswete today, officially opened the 10 megalitre Richardsbay Desalination Plant, which provide relief to thousands of residents within the Mhlathuze Local Municipality. The plant which cost R300 Million is the… Continue reading Desalination plant relief for northern KZN

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entries officially open for 2017 Mandela Day Marathon

From the right to left, Umgungundlovu Mayor Thobekile Maphumulo, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Art and Culture MEC Bongiwe Sithole Moloi and KZN Athletics President Sello Mokoena at the Mandela Day Marathon media launch at the Mandela Capture Site in Howick on 11.05.17

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), KZN Department of Arts and Culture and Sport and Recreation, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Mgungundlovu District Municipality and uMngeni Local Municipality today officially launched the 6th edition of the Mandela Day Marathon at the Mandela Capture Site near Howick. This fast- growing marathon takes place… Continue reading entries officially open for 2017 Mandela Day Marathon

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Budget Speech Live Blog

  kzncogat Budget Speech Media Briefing https://t.co/rrNbAzmGcF — KZNCOGTA (@kzncogta) May 9, 2017   Follow the conversation on social media using on Twitter #kzncogtabudget2017 and Facebook Overview of the 2017/18 Budget Policy Speech Budget Policy Speech 2017/18 Budget Speech Infrastructure Projects Press Summary: bid to Create Smart Municipalities Press Summary: Anti-Fraud and Corruption Stance Press Summary: Disaster… Continue reading Budget Speech Live Blog

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Media Invite: Mec Dube-Ncube to unveil radical, pro-poor budget

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube will tomorrow, 9 May 2017, present to members of the KZN Legislature and the people of KZN her department’s Budget Policy Statement, for the 2017/2018 financial year. Among the issues expected to come under spotlight are: – Municipalities that are owed billions by big business, government… Continue reading Media Invite: Mec Dube-Ncube to unveil radical, pro-poor budget

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KZN mourns the passing of senior traditional leader from Ugu district

Inkosi Nduna Mchunu funeral

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Inkosi Ndabingehlele Chiliza (67) of the Chiliza clan in the Ugu district, in the uMzinto Local Municipality who was a well-known development activist. This latest death comes as the province has just buried another hard-working community activist and… Continue reading KZN mourns the passing of senior traditional leader from Ugu district

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