Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Department overview
JurisdictionGovernment of South Africa
Ministers responsible
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
  • Parks Tau & Obed Bapela, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Department executives
  • Parks Tau & Obed Bapela, Director-General Cooperative Governance
  • Charles Nwaila, Director-General Traditional Affairs
Websitehttp://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 2015, the top officials of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs are:

  • Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: David van Rooyen
  • 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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