Parks Tau: New service delivery model will empower municipalities

2019-10-01 05:00

Districts will be empowered and even emboldened to initiate and enter into partnerships – to advance effective service delivery – with civil society, the private sector, and engineering association or accounting councils, writes Parks Tau.

Cogta, do your job!

2019-04-15 09:25

I think I’ve told you our newsroom joke. Every time I leave the office, the best stories break.

‘Cogta wasted money’

2018-10-29 15:00

Two blind interns shortlisted for a KZN Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) internship programme never received any work experience or training.

Councils to vet officials

2018-06-11 17:08

The national Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Department has compiled a database of qualifications and the performances of senior municipal officials which will be used to vet senior municipal appointments in future.

Msunduzi names acting manager from Cogta

2016-06-07 13:55

Msunduzi Municipality has ­confirmed the appointment of ­Sizwe Hadebe as the acting ­municipal manager.

Cogta MEC lauds KZN municipalities for clean audits

2015-12-04 10:50

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has congratulated the KZN municipalities that achieved clean audits from the auditor general’s 2014/2015 financial year report.


‘What are you doing about it?’

2019-06-06 15:00

The newly appointed MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Sipho Hlomuka, has demanded turnaround plans from KZN’s “unstable municipalities”.

Cogta MEC promises that ‘action will be taken’

2019-04-15 09:17

We’ll arrest those who have broken the law at Msunduzi.

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.

KZN izinduna salary bill a nightmare

2017-08-23 13:45

The salary bill for izinduna is likely to spiral out of control.

Cogta places dysfunctional Ingwe Municipality under adminstration

2016-05-18 12:47

Ingwe Municipality has been placed under administration by the KwaZulu-Natal Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department (Cogta).

Cogta unsure about what happens to trust money

2015-10-21 09:46

The Co-operative Governance and ­Traditional Affairs Department (Cogta) received an unqualified audit last year, but this may be jeopardised in future because of uncertainty over the collection and distribution of money by the Ingonyama Trust.

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