Our Mandate

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

Our Vision

Development-oriented municipalities and institutions of traditional leadership that deliver sustainable quality services to communities in an integrated, responsive and accountable manner.

Our Mission

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.

Our Values

Innovation, Transformative , Professionalism, Equality, Highest ethical standards, Staff our greatest assets, Responsiveness

Media Releases

COGTA MEC CONDEMNS ACTS OF VANDALISM AND DISRUPTION OF SERVICES DURING THE BUFFALO CITY METRO STRIKE AND PROTESTS BY THE RESIDENTS OF ENOCH MGIJIMA AND INXUBA YETHEMBA LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Eastern Cape COGTA MEC Hon. Xolile Nqatha has expressed concern over the recent strike by some workers of the Buffalo City Metro Municipality. This week some Metro workers embarked on a strike allegedly disrupting municipal services and breaching COVID-19...