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


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...