The mandate of this department is to ensure a Local Government system that is able to respond to the needs of the citizens. This is an onerous mandate requiring our best efforts
Development-oriented municipalities and institutions of traditional leadership that deliver sustainable quality services to communities in an integrated, responsive and accountable manner.
To co-ordinate support through government spheres and partnerships to municipalities and institutions of traditional leadership to fulfil their developmental mandates, for a better quality of life for all communities.
Innovation, Transformative , Professionalism, Equality, Highest ethical standards, Staff our greatest assets, Responsiveness
Cogta MEC Xolile Nqatha will be hosting a stakeholder engagement session next week to share service delivery updates of the department in the financial year that comes to an end on 31 March 2020. The MEC said this will be an “interactive session” with guests at...
The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA-EC) has been assigned to lead the process of developing the Small Town Development Framework for the entire Eastern Cape Province. A draft Small Town Development Framework (STDF), which is aligned...
A Provincial Joint Operations Centre (JOC) has been activated to monitor, align resources and co-ordinate efforts of the District and Metro monitoring teams during the summer traditional initiation season. The JOC is led by the department of Co-operative Governance...