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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MEC Dube-Ncube mourns the passing of uMzimkhulu speaker

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube speaking at the Institute for Municipal Finance Officials conference attended by Mayors and Municipal Finance officials from across the country’s 257 municipalities at the Durban ICC on 04.10.16

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has expressed her condolences to the family and community of uMzimkhulu Council’s Speaker, Cllr Khaya Thobela, who was shot at in his home Thursday night.  Thobela succumbed to the multiple wounds in the early hours of the morning today. Dube-Ncube has expressed shock at… Continue reading MEC Dube-Ncube mourns the passing of uMzimkhulu speaker

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Assassination attempt on speaker of uMzimkhulu Municipality condemned

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube speaking at the Institute for Municipal Finance Officials conference attended by Mayors and Municipal Finance officials from across the country’s 257 municipalities at the Durban ICC on 04.10.16

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has condemned last night’s assassination attempt on uMzimkhulu Council’s Speaker, Cllr Khaya Thobela, who was shot at in his home. He was apparently shot a couple of times in the upper body and remains in a critical condition. Dube-Ncube has expressed shock at this… Continue reading Assassination attempt on speaker of uMzimkhulu Municipality condemned

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MEC commends greater kokstad municipality for sacking municipal workers found to have embezzled public funds

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs addresses SALGA PEC LEKGOTLA in Scottburgh on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal on18.11.16

  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has applauded the tough stance taken by the Greater Kokstad municipality in rooting-out fraud and corruption which saw the dismissal of five municipal who have allegedly embezzled funds from the municipality’s pay point customer service station. “The Greater Kokstad municipality is setting the correct tone and… Continue reading MEC commends greater kokstad municipality for sacking municipal workers found to have embezzled public funds

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Cogta hands out mobile libraries and science kits to underprivileged eThekwini school

More than 1000 learners from New River Combined will as from today have access to a library, touch a test tube and gathered in a sheltered school assembly without dust and stones for the first time. Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Ethekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede in partnership with JSE listed company, Conlog presented the contributions to fulfil promises made on their visit, early this year.

  More than 1000 learners from New River Combined will as from today have access to a library and touch a test tube for the first time, courtesy of KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube. Dube-Ncube today visited the school in the Ethekwini Metro, together with the Mayor of eThekwini,… Continue reading Cogta hands out mobile libraries and science kits to underprivileged eThekwini school

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Cogta Thrashes IFP’s propaganda and conspiracy theory on water related interventions in Nquthu.

The embattled eMadlangeni municipality in Utrecht, Northen KwaZulu-Natal, which was placed under provincial administration in terms of section 139(1)(b) of the Constitution, following the collapse of governance and service delivery, was paid a visit today by the KZN Cogta MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube where she addressed over 3000 community members who had gathered at the White City Sports Grounds at ward 2 on 31.01.17.

The KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has dismissed as ludicrous the claim by the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) that it is using water provision programmes to campaign for votes in the Nquthu municipality. The IFP’s claims are a subterfuge to divert attention from the fact that it is fully responsible together… Continue reading Cogta Thrashes IFP’s propaganda and conspiracy theory on water related interventions in Nquthu.

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Cogta MEC vows harsh consequences for mayors of poorly performing municipalities

“Stop relegating your responsibilities, delegation is not relegation” - this is a stern warning issued by the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, at an urgent meeting with mayors, councillors and municipal managers of municipalities that have caused KZN to regress from 22 clean municipal audits last year to this year’s 11 in the current municipal audit year 2015/2016. She read the riot act to the poor performing Municipalities. These included uMkhanyakude, uMzinyathi and Amajuba district municipalities and Mooi Mpofana, Inkosi Langalibalele, Msunduzi, Uphongolo, and Big Five Hlabisa local municipalities. The meeting took place in Durban on 13.04.17

“Stop relegating your responsibilities, delegation is not relegation” – this is a stern warning issued by the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, at an urgent meeting with mayors, councillors and municipal managers of municipalities that have caused KZN to regress from 22 clean municipal audits last year to this year’s 11… Continue reading Cogta MEC vows harsh consequences for mayors of poorly performing municipalities

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Criminal Prosecution For Voter Fraud In Nquthu

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube visiting the Nquthu local municipality to assess the state of readiness for the by-elections scheduled to take place on 24 May this year. Progress on water and electrification projects were also monitored on 05.04.17

Community members who allow themselves to be bussed into areas where they do not legally reside for municipal by-elections will face prosecution for voter fraud. This is a stern warning issued by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube, during the visit to Nquthu municipality where she inspected the state of preparedness for upcoming… Continue reading Criminal Prosecution For Voter Fraud In Nquthu

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