Households given lightning rods as KZN launches summer disaster awareness campaign in Nongoma

As part of KZN’s measures to deal with disasters, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube today handed out lightning conductors to households in Nongoma. This initiative will ensure that people are protected from lightning strikes which are common in rural areas where they leave a […]

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KZN COGTA TABLES ENDUMENI FORENSIC REPORT INTO IRREGULAR EXPENDITURE

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube today assigned a team of senior officials to table before the Endumeni council the report on a forensic investigation into irregular expenditure at the municipality in terms of Section 106(1)(b) of the Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000). The report reveals damning findings […]

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Cogta MEC condemns theft of tombstones from Durban graveyards

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has condemned the desecration of burial sites by unscrupulous criminals who have reportedly removed granite tombstones from the grave sites in Tongaat (eThekwini) for commercial resale as granite kitchen tops. Dube-Ncube has urged law enforcement agencies to act with haste to apprehend these culprits: […]

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COGTA to represent province at National Productivity Awards

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) under the leadership of MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube is proud to represent the province as a finalist in the National Productivity Awards to be held at the Gallagher Estate Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 19 October 2018. The department won the Regional Award for the public sector […]

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KZNCOGTA condemns sabotage of water infrastructure in uThukela

  KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has condemned the act of vandalism in the uThukela District Municipality where five water stations were destroyed last night. The incident threatens to plunge communities in Kliptown and Watermede in wards 15, 16, 18 and 19 of the Alfred Duma Local Municipality into crisis. “This […]

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Disaster Management teams placed on standby as heavy rains and snow hit parts of KZN

As the predicted inclement weather hits parts of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has placed all disaster management teams on standby. According to the South African Weather Service a cold front that is expected to sweep through the province starting from today and parts of […]

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Operation Sukuma Sakhe visits Ward 22 in Msunduzi

The Head of Department in the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Finance Mr Simiso Magagula together with the Cabinet Operation Sukuma Sakhe team visited kwaDambuza in Ward 21 in the Msunduzi Local Municipality. This visit came about as various members of the provincial cabinet descended on the uMgungundlovu District, as part of Cabinet OSS. Various MEC’s visited […]

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Financial pressures faced by government explained in meeting between Amakhosi and KZN COGTA MEC

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube has thanked amakhosi in the province for the crucial role they play in providing leadership and guidance to millions of people within KZN’s traditional areas. The MEC met with amakhosi in Durban today where deliberations were made on pertinent issues affecting the institution of […]

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KZN COGTA leads the way country-wide in municipal capacity building

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is hosting representatives of the country’s eight other provinces who have shown interest in KZN’s exemplary municipal capacity building strategy. The department has authored a comprehensive strategy for enhancing the political and administrative capacity of municipalities that has since been labeled as national best practice. “It […]

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MEC Dube-Ncube reads riot act to Mooi-Mpofana councillors and staff

Shape this municipality up or be prepared for dire consequences – that was a blunt message by KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube to councilors at Mooi-Mpofana municipality. Dube-Ncube held an urgent meeting with the Mooi-Mpofana council in response to numerous challenges this municipality is facing, one of them being […]

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