Provincial, Local and Traditional Government

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Parliament's Financial Management Bill Passed

Parliament

The Financial Management of Parliament Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Zuma for assent.

The bill was tabled in the National Assembly in February 2014.

Education Outcomes Under the Microscope

Department of Basic Education

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says a report on improving education outcomes will soon be made public.

In a speech in the debate on her budget in the national council of provinces, the minister said within the next three months a full report on how instruction could be improved and no child left behind, would be made public. 

Municipal Officials Under the Spotlight

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Pravin Gordhan says two sets of regulations will soon be in place to address employment problems in municipalities.

In an answer to a parliamentary question on municipal governance, the minister said his department was presently engaged with the development of new regulations on staff matters.