Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Department overview
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Ministers responsible Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Andries Nel & Obed Bapela, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Department executives Vusimuzi Madonsela, Director-General Cooperative Governance
Charles Nwaila, Director-General Traditional Affairs
Website http://www.cogta.gov.za

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (formerly the Department of Provincial and Local Government) is one of the ministries of the South African government. It is responsible for the relationship between the national government and the provincial governments and municipalities, and for overseeing the traditional leadership of South Africa's indigenous communities.

Officials[edit]

As of 2014, the top officials of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs are:

  • Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Pravin Gordhan
  • Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (provincial and local government): Andries Nel
  • Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Obed Bapela
  • Director General of Cooperative Governance: Vusimuzi Madonsela
  • Director General of Traditional Affairs: Charles Nwaila

Branches[edit]

The branches of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs are:

  • Corporate Services
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Governance, Policy & Research
  • Urban & Rural Development
  • Systems & Capacity Building
  • Free Basic Services & Infrastructure

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