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.
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EASTERN CAPE COGTA STATEMENT ON ULWALUKO, INTERVENTIONS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES AND THE APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
Summer Initiation Season: Preparations towards the customary male initiation practice (Ulwaluko) summer season are ready for execution. Plans are in place flowing from the consultation processes that have been undertaken with key stakeholders throughout the Eastern...
EC COGTA IS TO APPEAL THE JUDGEMENT OF THE MTHATHA HIGH COURT ON THE EXPULSION OF MR MBONGENI MABASO
The Department of Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has taken a decision to appeal the judgment of the Mthatha High court which granted former King Sabatha Dalindyebo Local Municipality councillor Mr Mbongeni Mabaso an interim order...
The Acting Chairperson of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL) Nkosi Langa Mavuso thanked the people of the Province for heeding the government’s call to suspend ulwaluko in winter season of 2020. Speaking during a consultation session in Bhisho...