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
The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Fikile Xasa will embark on a two day Back to Basics (B2B) Outreach Programme to the Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM) this week from 19-20 November 2015. The focus of his visit will be in the Baviaans Local Municipality which is due for merger with Ikhwezi and Camdeboo local municipalities.
“Public participation platforms are meant to consolidate, monitor and respond swiftly to service delivery concerns by our communities. The MEC’s visit seeks to strengthen democratic institutions and improve service delivery through the implementation of the five pillars of the B2B programme,” said the Head of Department (HOD) Ms Nombulelo Hackula. Continue reading
Cogta MEC FD Xasa will undertake a Back to Basics roadshow to the Alfred Nzo District Municipality this week. Included in his roadshow awareness activations that will culminate to a Community Dialogue on safe initiation to be hosted in partnership with Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Isolezwe lesiXhosa and the Alfred Nzo District Municipality. The awareness campaign is done in preparation for the Summer Initiation season and beyond.