Why SA has a shortage of doctors and nurses

2019-10-14 21:12

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the demand for health services in South Africa is increasing and funds to address the change are limited mainly due to the continuous rise of immigration and the increasing burden of disease.

'SA cannot afford not to implement NHI' - Mkhize

2019-08-29 19:47

Universal health care is a global movement, it is not South Africa moving on its own, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has told the portfolio committee on health.

ANC, DA still at odds over National Health Insurance

2019-07-05 18:36

While Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is adamant that the National Health Insurance Bill will become a reality, the DA has vowed that it will not be passed "uncontested".

Ministerial talks afoot about Alex renewal following #shutdown

2019-04-16 22:24

Work has begun on addressing the complaints raised during the #AlexShutdown, says the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Zweli Mkhize rejects political influence claims against PIC board member

2019-01-31 20:20

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize rejects allegations of political influence on the appointment of a PIC board member.

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.


Ramaphosa to brief world leaders on NHI

2019-09-01 14:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet with the group, known as The Elders on Tuesday in Cape Town to discuss South Africa's plans to introduce its controversial National Health Insurance.

Corruption will be a threat to NHI, but health minister is ready to tackle it

2019-08-08 17:26

Corruption will be a threat to National Health Insurance, but it is a situation that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has prepared for.

Minister visits flood-ravaged Eastern Cape to assess damage 'first-hand'

2019-04-29 10:45

Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, has visited areas affected by floods in the Eastern Cape to assess the damage.

ANC accepted Bosasa millions for years

2019-02-19 06:00

Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.

Turnout at voter registration stations commended by CoGTA minister, ANC

2019-01-27 20:00

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Zweli Mkhize has commended the turnout of potential voters who went to register at the 22 935 registration stations this weekend.

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.

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