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
TWO BUFFALO CITY METRO MUNICIPALITY COUNCILLORS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY FOR THREE MONTHS FOR VIOLATING MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS ACT
Eastern Cape COGTA MEC Hon. Xolile Nqatha has suspended two Buffalo City Metro Municipality councillors without pay for a period of three months for violating Municipal Systems Act. The suspension of Councillor Nicky Vitbooi and Councillor Kuhle Ciliza is effective...
FORMER AMAHLATHI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY COUNCILLOR SIYABULELA MALAWU LOSES BID TO OVERTURN EASTERN CAPE COGTA MEC’S DECISION TO REMOVE HIM FROM THE COUNCIL.
The Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Hon. Xolile Nqatha has welcomed the judgement by the Grahamstown High Court to dismiss with costs an application for leave to appeal filed by former Amahlathi Local Municipality Councillor Mr...
THE EASTERN CAPE COGTA WELCOMES THE ORDER OF THE PORT ELIZABERTH HIGH COURT ON THE ELECTION OF THE EXECUTIVE MAYOR OF NELSON MANDELA BAY METRO
The MEC for Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Hon. Xolile Nqatha has welcomed the out of court settlement endorsed by the Port Elizabeth High Court today (19 January 2020). The court has declared that: The election of executive mayor was...