21 initiates have already died this season - Mkhize

2018-12-13 16:37

Twenty-one initiates have already died throughout the country since the start of the 2018 summer traditional initiation season, which started in November.

Kearney a giant who epitomised a nonracial future - Mkhize

2018-11-24 18:21

Struggle icon Father Paddy Kearney was a giant who epitomised a nonracial future, determined to transform society to usher in a united, caring and compassionate nation, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has said.

24 municipalities now under administration

2018-11-18 07:13

Eight municipalities from the North West were placed under administration in September alone.

SARB, Treasury caught on late to illegal VBS deposits - Nene

2018-11-02 19:59

National Treasury and the Reserve Bank only realised in 2017 that the municipal deposits into VBS Mutual Bank were illegal, former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has said.

Mkhize: Govt to launch lawsuit against VBS perpetrators to recover money

2018-10-23 11:09

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the outcome of forensic investigations into municipalities which invested in VBS Mutual Bank means government can now launch disciplinary proceedings and criminal complaints against those implicated.

Zweli Mkhize ready for Public Protector probe into alleged oil deal kickback

2018-09-26 22:54

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize is ready to answer any questions in a Public Protector probe into allegations that he received a kickback in a multimillion-rand oil deal.

Typo in Cogta job ad calls for people with ‘impeachable record’

2018-09-16 20:45

An advert by the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department, for various specialists with local government experience, contained an unfortunate error when it called for people with an "impeachable record".

Those responsible for VBS municipal losses will face the music - Mkhize

2018-09-06 06:45

Much of the money lost by municipalities to the VBS Mutual Bank scandal was intended for service delivery, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has said.

Cele, Mkhize, Hanekom broker truce in Kimberley, following protests

2018-07-31 22:48

A truce has been brokered to end protests in Kimberley after a meeting between top ANC officials, including Police Minister Bheki Cele and disgruntled residents in the diamond-mining Northern Cape town.

Land expropriation plans to exclude black-owned land - Mkhize

2018-07-06 22:16

Government’s push for the right to seize land without compensation won’t target property that belongs to black citizens or is controlled by traditional leaders, according to Zweli Mkhize, minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs.


Mendi Msimang a 'true giant', says Zweli Mkhize as mourners lay stalwart to rest

2018-12-08 11:22

Mendi Msimang was "a true giant" of the struggle who harboured hope for the ANC and South Africa, Minister of Cooperative Governance Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize says.

Emfuleni: Concerns raised about recovery plan as residents' satisfaction levels plummet

2018-11-18 09:15

Emfuleni residents are less satisfied with the state of local government than those of any other municipality, a survey shows.

'Political solution' needed as council payments to Eskom plummet, Scopa hears

2018-11-13 17:22

Municipalities are in a debt spiral, with payment levels among the top 20 defaulters dropping from a high of 91% in 2016 to just 57% in 2018, Parliament heard on Tuesday.

Mkhize opens up about mystery R60m 'erroneously' transferred to a North West municipality

2018-10-23 14:29

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize says that the department had erroneously transferred an additional R60m to a municipality in the North West province, and had trouble recovering the funds.

Zweli Mkhize sheds light on 'raid' at his Pietermaritzburg property

2018-10-11 19:04

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize has clarified that a task team investigating political killings visited his property in Pietermaritzburg, but never raided his home, as stated in some media reports.

Mkhize wants more time for Eskom debt report

2018-09-18 16:30

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that his deadline for a report on how much municipalities owe Eskom be extended.

Not in my name - minister's warning about fake Zweli Mkhize Facebook profiles

2018-09-10 18:57

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has condemned the "fraudulent" and "mischievous" use of his Facebook profile, name and photographs after the existence of several accounts bearing his name and photograph emerged.

Mkhize: Help is on the way for dysfunctional municipalities

2018-08-06 15:06

Minister Zweli Mkhize has said his department has appointed 81 new engineers and town planners.

Mayosi was a 'symbol of pride and encouragement' for black medical students - Mkhize

2018-07-29 16:00

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Zweli Mkhize has paid tribute to renowned cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi, calling him a role model and hero of SA in the medical sector.

Mkhize distances government from Motlanthe's comments on traditional leaders

2018-07-06 21:01

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has distanced the government from comments former president Kgalema Motlanthe made about the relationship between traditional leaders and the communities they serve.

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