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As it happened: 10 municipalities owe Eskom R7.5bn in overdue debt

2017-10-10 09:38

Ten municipalities owe Eskom R7.5bn in overdue debt, Eskom’s distribution executive Ayanda Noah has explained.

DA calls for intervention at Msunduzi municipality

2017-09-06 19:37

The DA has called on the KwaZulu-Natal government to intervene in the Msunduzi municipality where the party says money is still being spent frivolously despite crippling financial issues.

Hung KZN municipality put under administration

2017-09-04 21:31

A hung KwaZulu-Natal municipality has been put under financial administration after councillors failed to adequately work together to deliver services to their community.

Des van Rooyen backs Eskom as 13 municipalities face power cuts

2017-01-17 07:37

The Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has backed calls by Eskom for defaulting municipalities to pay their debts, as 13 areas fail to make payment plans.

Another chance for office bearers to be appointed in Nquthu municipality

2016-12-12 11:35

The beleaguered Nquthu Local Municipality will be given yet another opportunity to elect its office bearers, says Cogta MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube.

Cogta intervenes in deadlocked Jozini municipality

2016-09-13 15:31

The Jozini municipality has agreed to meet on Friday and elect office bearers, following three failed attempts, the KwaZulu-Natal government has said.

Van Rooyen urges Tlokwe residents to update details on voters' roll

2016-07-07 07:15

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has encouraged residents of the Tlokwe district to confirm and update their missing address details this weekend.

Dept will provide post-election municipal support – KZN MEC

2016-06-30 14:36

Post-election support will be given to municipalities throughout KwaZulu-Natal, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube says.

Metros reveal the high costs of overseas travel

2016-06-15 22:20

It costs a lot of money for a municipality to keep up appearances and promote itself as an investment destination, let alone paying for its officials to go on training courses, suggests a reply to a parliamentary question.

Poor water infrastructure led to state of drought disaster in 8 provinces - Dept

2016-06-10 05:38

Poor water-related infrastructure in the country has resulted in a state of disaster being declared in eight provinces as drought reaches critical levels, says the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

 

CoGTA fails to spend R3bn of its budget - report

2017-10-08 16:30

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has been fingered in a parliamentary report for not spending R3.2bn of its budget, which has a negative effect on municipal service delivery.

Political killings could plunge KZN municipalities into state of ungovernability – Cogta MEC

2017-09-05 13:37

The continuous political killings in KwaZulu-Natal could plunge municipalities into a state of ungovernability, the provincial Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.

Cogta ‘sitting on aid funds’

2017-02-27 10:23

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has been caught out, after it appears to have failed to spend at least 50% of its drought relief allocation.

Public official murders threaten KZN stability - Cogta

2016-12-19 12:47

A spate of public officials' murders is threatening years of stability in KwaZulu-Natal, says MEC for co-operative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) Nomusa Dube-Ncube.

Irregular expenditure of Des van Rooyen's dept up 184%

2016-11-17 15:08

Under Des van Rooyen’s watch, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has increased its irregular expenditure by 184%.

Municipalities have a week to hold first meeting

2016-08-17 08:41

Municipalities have until August 24 to hold their first council meeting after the local government elections, the ministry of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.

Shifting municipal borders improves service delivery – KZN MEC

2016-06-30 16:30

The demarcation process and merging of municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal is meant to strengthen the management of municipalities and build capacity, says MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube.

Govt protecting Mti - DA

2016-06-21 21:47

Government agencies are protecting Nelson Mandela Bay metro security chief Linda Mti from corruption charges, the DA in the Eastern Cape alleged on Tuesday.

Mti still at work while appointment controversy continues

2016-06-15 20:07

Linda Mti remains head of safety and security at Nelson Mandela Bay metro in spite of the DA's insistence that he should not be there because the procedure to appoint him was not followed properly.

Malema IEC comments an attack on the Constitution, says COGTA

2016-05-02 22:49

Malema's comments on the IEC are an attack on the Constitution, says COGTA.

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