Member of Executive Council

Hon. Fikile Xasa

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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 a onerous mandate requiring our best efforts



As part of celebrating Womens month, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) will host a two day celebration in honour of Imbumba Yamakhosikazi Akomkhulu’s 10 years in existence. The event will be held at Mngqesha Great place outside King Williams Town in the Buffalo City Municipality on the 21-22 (Friday -Saturday) August,  2015.

The IYA was established in 2005 for better co-ordination of issues relating to rural women and children and support community development programmes in their traditional communities.

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