Department of Co operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta)

 
Government and community to work together on land issues
Government and community to work together on land issues
Regional summits hosted by the Gauteng department of human settlements have led to an agreement to work together between communities and government. The summits were held in the Johannesburg, Tshwane, Sedibeng, West Rand and Ekurhuleni regions,...
Over 100 sub-contractors benefit from building the Elijah Barayi Village
Over 100 sub-contractors benefit from building the Elijah Barayi Village
The Elijah Barayi Village, a Mega City in Carltonville in the west of Gauteng has created economic opportunities for residents and businesses of...
Gauteng local government brings much-needed financial stability in municipalities
Gauteng local government brings much-needed financial stability in municipalities
Since taking office in March 2018, MEC Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa, MEC for Gauteng Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA)...
Greater co-operation between CoGTA and Gauteng Traditional Leadership
Greater co-operation between CoGTA and Gauteng Traditional Leadership
"To go back to tradition is the first step forward”. This old African proverb sums up the mandate of Traditional Affairs up perfectly.
Zuma expressed ‘extraordinary interest’ in Sars boss — Gordhan
Zuma expressed ‘extraordinary interest’ in Sars boss — Gordhan
Former president Jacob Zuma expressed “extraordinary interest” in the appointment of the new South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner,...
#StateCaptureInquiry: Gordhan — Connect the dots to uproot state capture
#StateCaptureInquiry: Gordhan — Connect the dots to uproot state capture
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has urged the commission of inquiry into state capture  to ‘connect the dots’, saying it...
Municipalities to feel the heat over VBS investments
Municipalities to feel the heat over VBS investments
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize says forensic investigations that are currently underway in municipalities that had invested in beleaguered VBS Mutual Bank will pave the way for government to proceed with a lawsuit in attempt to recover the...
Traditional leaders warn Parliament: Don’t touch our land
Traditional leaders warn Parliament: Don’t touch our land
The National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) has told Parliament that while they support land expropriation without compensation, the 13% of...
Those responsible for VBS municipal losses must be held accountable — Mkhize
Those responsible for VBS municipal losses must be held accountable — Mkhize
Much of the money lost by municipalities to the VBS Mutual Bank scandal was intended for service delivery, minister of cooperative governance and...
Skilled personnel is key to saving dysfunctional municipalities ― Mkhize
Skilled personnel is key to saving dysfunctional municipalities ― Mkhize
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize believes that having personnel with the right set of skills will help...
Municipalities return millions to the fiscus, while drowning in Eskom debt
Municipalities return millions to the fiscus, while drowning in Eskom debt
Half of the top ten defaulting municipalities that owe Eskom billions have had to return millions to the Department of Cooperative Governance and...
VBS saga: Municipalities in for half-a-decade wait for a fraction of R1.5bn deposits
VBS saga: Municipalities in for half-a-decade wait for a fraction of R1.5bn deposits
VBS Mutual Bank allegedly broke the law by accepting deposits totalling around R1.5-billion from municipalities, which may now have to wait up to...

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