Provincial, Local and Traditional Government

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

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.

Gordhan Wants Advisory Group on Local Government

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister, Pravin Gordhan, is planning to establish an advisory group on critical local government issues.

The minister said in parliament he wants to put together an advisory committee of eminent persons drawn from various sectors, including civil society, to advise him.  He plans to get the group involved with issues arising in the procurement system within local government, as well as on how to increase integrity and the value system in this sphere of the public sector.