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AllAfrica.com
Police, Protesters Clash in Limpopo TownPolice have clashed with protesters, who hurled stones at them with catapults,
Police, Protesters Clash in Limpopo Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Police have clashed with protesters, who hurled stones at them with catapults, in Vuwani, Limpopo, on Thursday as a demonstration against a newly established municipality heated up. The protesters pelted police and journalists with stones after the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police, protesters clash in Limpopo townNews24 Correspondent (File, Nielen de Klerk, News24) Polokwane - Police have
Police, protesters clash in Limpopo town
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
News24 Correspondent (File, Nielen de Klerk, News24) Polokwane - Police have clashed with protesters, who hurled stones at them with catapults, in Vuwani, Limpopo, on Thursday as a demonstration against a newly established municipality heated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt Owed to Municipalities Increases to R100 BillionIn yesterday's Standing Committee on Appropriations, the Director-General of th
Debt Owed to Municipalities Increases to R100 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In yesterday's Standing Committee on Appropriations, the Director-General of the Department of Planning, Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Tsakani Ngomane, revealed that the total debt owed to municipalities is currently at R100 billion,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Pravin Gordhan Condemns Violent Protests in the Vuwani AreaCOGTA Minister, Mr Pravin Gordhan, strongly condemns the incidents that took pl
Minister Pravin Gordhan Condemns Violent Protests in the Vuwani Area
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
COGTA Minister, Mr Pravin Gordhan, strongly condemns the incidents that took place in the Vuwani area over the last two days where communities have begun violently protesting against the decisions of the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB). This has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eastern Cape Co-Operative Governance On Appointment of Municipal ManagersThe Eastern Cape Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Eastern Cape Co-Operative Governance On Appointment of Municipal Managers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Eastern Cape Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is making noticeable progress in the appointment of Municipal Managers (MM) and senior managers directly reporting to MMs in municipalities. The total number of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
What South Africa is getting rightThere are 195 countries in the world. Over half of these are richer and more ad
What South Africa is getting right
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
There are 195 countries in the world. Over half of these are richer and more advanced than South Africa. At least 80% of these countries have functioning economies (with varying market freedom) and stock exchanges. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police monitor Vuwani in Limpopo after municipal border protest turns violent2015-08-31 16:36 Residents of Vuwani, Limpopo, protest in July 2015. Picture:
Police monitor Vuwani in Limpopo after municipal border protest turns violent
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
2015-08-31 16:36 Residents of Vuwani, Limpopo, protest in July 2015. Picture: Rudzani Tshikororo/Beeld A violent protest by those against new municipal boundary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA-Run Western Cape Delivers Best Free Basic Services to the PoorStatsSA's Non-financial census of municipalities released yesterday shows that
DA-Run Western Cape Delivers Best Free Basic Services to the Poor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
StatsSA's Non-financial census of municipalities released yesterday shows that the DA-run Western Cape provides the greatest number of free basic services to the poor; does so for free for those who earn below a threshold, and does so better than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Launch of War On Leaks ProjectRemarks by President Jacob Zuma at the launch of the War on Leaks Project, Dan
President Jacob Zuma - Launch of War On Leaks Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at the launch of the War on Leaks Project, Dan Qeqe Stadium, Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape Premier, Mr Phumulo Masualle, Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, Minister of Cooperative Governance and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment ConferenceOpening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Invest
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Opening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Investment Conference held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Programme Director; Honourable Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Pravin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Municipalities Make Good ProgressJohannesburg — While progress has been made by South Africa's cities - which ar
Municipalities Make Good Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg — While progress has been made by South Africa's cities - which are the engines of the economy - backlogs still remain, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Speaking at the Urban Investment Partnership Conference in Midrand,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Boundary battle ragesDA MP James Selfe said the process was riddled with party-political motivation,
Boundary battle rages
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
DA MP James Selfe said the process was riddled with party-political motivation, was irrational and should be set aside. "The board, the authority that is charged with determining the boundaries of municipalities across the country, should do so... Read more
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iafrica.com
Municipalities still facing challengesFinance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS While progress has been made by S
Municipalities still facing challenges
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS While progress has been made by South Africa’s cities - which are the engines of the economy - backlogs still remain, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Speaking at the Urban Investment Partnership... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Municipalities still facing challengesFinance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS While progress has been made by S
Municipalities still facing challenges
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Credit: GCIS While progress has been made by South Africa’s cities - which are the engines of the economy - backlogs still remain, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Speaking at the Urban Investment Partnership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA to Take Demarcation Board Decision On ReviewThe DA will today take on review the Municipal Demarcation Board's (MDB) decisi
DA to Take Demarcation Board Decision On Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The DA will today take on review the Municipal Demarcation Board's (MDB) decision to go ahead with its unilateral municipal demarcations of outer boundaries on account that this decision is fraught with bias, riddled with party-political motivations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Government Can Play a Major Role in Service DeliveryThe performance of local municipalities is the subject the National Council of
Local Government Can Play a Major Role in Service Delivery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The performance of local municipalities is the subject the National Council of Provinces' (NCOP's) Local Government Week that is currently under way at Parliament. In keeping with its 2015 theme: "Celebrating 15 years of democratic and transformative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nhlanhla Nene Addresses Urban Investment Partnership Conference, 27 AugFinance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will give a keynote address at the opening of th
Minister Nhlanhla Nene Addresses Urban Investment Partnership Conference, 27 Aug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will give a keynote address at the opening of the Urban Investment Partnership Conference. The Conference will bring together senior officials from cities, national departments and investors to lay a foundation for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Aren't Seen As Black Enough - Khoi and San CouncilSome members of the Khoi, San and coloured communities are missing out on work
We Aren't Seen As Black Enough - Khoi and San Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Some members of the Khoi, San and coloured communities are missing out on work and study opportunities because they are not "black enough", the National Khoi and San Council said on Thursday. "Some people are telling us that when they apply for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khoi, San Want Recognition As First People of SAThe Khoi and San community wants the government to amend the Constitution so th
Khoi, San Want Recognition As First People of SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Khoi and San community wants the government to amend the Constitution so that it acknowledges them as the first indigenous people of South Africa, the National Khoi and San Council said on Thursday. "The preamble of the Constitution needs to say... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Khoi, San want recognition as first people of SAMpho Raborife, News24 Gwede Mantashe. (Picture: Theana Breugem, Foto24) Johan
Khoi, San want recognition as first people of SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Gwede Mantashe. (Picture: Theana Breugem, Foto24) Johannesburg - The Khoi and San community wants the government to amend the Constitution so that it acknowledges them as the first indigenous people of South Africa, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC meets Khoisan, coloured leadersINDEPENDENT MEDIAANC secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe, was part of a group of
ANC meets Khoisan, coloured leaders
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAANC secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe, was part of a group of ANC leaders who met with Khoisan and coloured community leaders. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Johannesburg – Leaders from the Khoisan and the coloured communities on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Speak out against corruption - but for heaven's sake actThough we appreciate the work by various agencies to fight corruption both in t
Speak out against corruption - but for heaven's sake act
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
Though we appreciate the work by various agencies to fight corruption both in the state and in the private sector, more still has to be done. We are encouraged by elected officials and other leaders who have finally found their voices and are... Read more
16d
Eye Witness News
Oudtshoorn is officially under new administration Minister Pravin Gordhan said the new administrator's first task will be to dr
Oudtshoorn is officially under new administration
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
Minister Pravin Gordhan said the new administrator's first task will be to draw up a financial recovery plan. FILE: After two years of political infighting, the municipality was officially put under... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premier Helen Zille On Intergovernmental Dispute Over the Management of Fishing HarboursToday we inform you that an intergovernmental dispute with National Government,
Premier Helen Zille On Intergovernmental Dispute Over the Management of Fishing Harbours
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Today we inform you that an intergovernmental dispute with National Government, over the management of the 12 fishing harbours in the Western Cape, is being initiated by the provincial government. While the dispute is being actioned, we are... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Makhura launches ‘Back to Basics’ in Diepsloot The programme aims to strengthen service delivery & economic growth at munici
Makhura launches ‘Back to Basics’ in Diepsloot
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
The programme aims to strengthen service delivery & economic growth at municipal level. FILE: Gauteng Premier David Makhurahas launched the department’s ‘Back to Basics’ campaign” in Diepsloot.... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Underperforming municipalities warnedUnderperforming municipalities could see a change in leadership if they don’t s
Underperforming municipalities warned
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 22 days ago
Underperforming municipalities could see a change in leadership if they don’t soon show improvement. That warning comes from Cooperative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan attended the release on Wednesday of Auditor-General, Kimi... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
AG to introduce tighter controlsAuditor General Kimi Makwetu. Credit: EWN The Auditor General and co-operative
AG to introduce tighter controls
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 22 days ago
Auditor General Kimi Makwetu. Credit: EWN The Auditor General and co-operative governance minister have announced plans to introduce stiffer penalties for institutions and staff that do not comply with financial control and regulations. The two... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Take care of your sons' - Minister's plea over initiations Gordhan appealed to parents to take responsibility for their sons when sendin
'Take care of your sons' - Minister's plea over initiations
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Gordhan appealed to parents to take responsibility for their sons when sending them to initiation schools. Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Pravin Gordhan hit... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gordhan criticised over development of rural areas Gordhan responded to questions by members of the National Council of Province
Gordhan criticised over development of rural areas
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Gordhan responded to questions by members of the National Council of Provinces in parliament today. FILE: Gordhan says government has prioritised 27 districts for improved service delivery for the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cash-strapped municipality waits for rescueThe West Rand mining town is one of the municipalities that the Minister of Coo
Cash-strapped municipality waits for rescue
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
The West Rand mining town is one of the municipalities that the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Pravin Gordhan said were not viable because of their low revenue base. He proposed they merge with others to form a West Rand... Read more
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iol.co.za
Austerity or fauxsterity?ReutersRiot police stand among flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a sm
Austerity or fauxsterity?
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
ReutersRiot police stand among flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment demonstrators in front of parliament in Athens, Greece, in July 2015. This article was first published in the second-quarter 2015 edition... Read more
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The New Age
DA opposes the merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities in North WestThe Democratic Alliance will oppose any move to merge the Tlokwe and Ventersdor
DA opposes the merger of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities in North West
The New Age / Posted 24 days ago
The Democratic Alliance will oppose any move to merge the Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities in the North West, provincial leader Joe McGluwa said on Wednesday. “The merger of Tlokwe [Potchefstroom] and Ventersdorp is politically motivated. It... Read more
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iol.co.za
Economy making progress - DaviesINDEPENDENT MEDIATrade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Photo: Leon Nicholas.
Economy making progress - Davies
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIATrade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Photo: Leon Nicholas. Pretoria - The South African economy remains buoyant despite being plagued by numerous challenges, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Friday. “What we do... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Anton Bredell On Oudtshoorn InterventionThe MEC of Local Government in the Western Cape, Anton Bredell, authorised by t
MEC Anton Bredell On Oudtshoorn Intervention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The MEC of Local Government in the Western Cape, Anton Bredell, authorised by the Provincial Executive, has gazetted the notice of provincial intervention in the Oudtshoorn Municipality in terms of section 139(1)(b) of the Constitution. The notice... Read more
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28d
The New Age
SA economy making headway amidst headwinds – DaviesThe South African economy remains buoyant despite being plagued by numerous cha
SA economy making headway amidst headwinds – Davies
The New Age / Posted 28 days ago
The South African economy remains buoyant despite being plagued by numerous challenges, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Friday. “What we do think is that we are making some progress but there is some very difficult headwinds. Those... Read more
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29d
Mail & Guardian
Blame game after flawed Limpopo tender messWhen Benedicta Manching Monama was given the opportunity to act as municipal ma
Blame game after flawed Limpopo tender mess
Mail & Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
When Benedicta Manching Monama was given the opportunity to act as municipal manager for Limpopo’s Sekhukhune district municipality, she took full advantage of the opportunity. While acting in the job for just over a month early this year, she... Read more
29d
The New Age
Traditional leaders are vital in communities: GordanMinister of Cooperative Governance Pravin Gordhan says traditional leaders play
Traditional leaders are vital in communities: Gordan
The New Age / Posted 29 days ago
Minister of Cooperative Governance Pravin Gordhan says traditional leaders play an important role in their communities. Gordhan made the comment at a workshop organised by the Patrice Motsepe Foundation. The idea behind the workshop is to discuss... Read more
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iol.co.za
Voter busing a problem - MoseryDurban - The busing of people to register to vote in areas where they did not l
Voter busing a problem - Mosery
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
Durban - The busing of people to register to vote in areas where they did not live remained a problem, KwaZulu-Natal provincial electoral officer Mawethu Mosery said on Wednesday. “It happens before us without us being able to deal with it,” Mosery... Read more
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iol.co.za
Administrator appointed for OudtshoornINDEPENDENT MEDIAAn administrator has been appointed to assist the embattled Ou
Administrator appointed for Oudtshoorn
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAAn administrator has been appointed to assist the embattled Oudtshoorn municipality, the Western Cape government said. Cape Town - An administrator has been appointed to assist the long-embattled Oudtshoorn municipality, the Western... Read more
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The New Age
Administrator appointed for embattled OudtshoornAn administrator has been appointed to assist the long-embattled Oudtshoorn mun
Administrator appointed for embattled Oudtshoorn
The New Age / Posted 30 days ago
An administrator has been appointed to assist the long-embattled Oudtshoorn municipality, the Western Cape government said on Wednesday. “Kamalasen Chetty, ex-municipal manager of the Cape Winelands District Municipality, has been nominated as the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oudtshoorn Municipality Placed Under AdministrationBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Weste
Oudtshoorn Municipality Placed Under Administration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the national department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs said on Friday. "The province took a decision... Read more
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The New Age
Oudtshoorn municipality under administrationThe troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under admi
Oudtshoorn municipality under administration
The New Age / Posted 1 months ago
The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the national department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs said on Friday. "The province took a decision yesterday [Thursday]... to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gordhan spearheads bid to stop initiate deathsCooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan and Depu
Gordhan spearheads bid to stop initiate deaths
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Minister Obed Bapela are spearheading the drive to improve the country's initiation schools. Bapela's chief-of-staff, Sifiso Ngcobo, speaking at the OR Tambo District... Read more
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iol.co.za
Oudtshoorn under administrationINDEPENDENT MEDIAWestern Cape Premier Helen Zille made it clear that provincial
Oudtshoorn under administration
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAWestern Cape Premier Helen Zille made it clear that provincial government was in favour of administration. Picture: Leon Lestrade Cape Town - Premier Helen Zille and her cabinet have given the go-ahead for the embattled Oudtshoorn... Read more

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