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Call for Abstracts: 1st Annual National Postgraduate Student Conference on Local Government & Urban Governance

Posted: 08 July 2019

A key innovative global Sustainable Development Goals (SDDs) is the introduction of sub-national goal focusing on urban areas. An increasingly urbanized world presents governance challenges to

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SALGA and the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature sign Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)

Posted: 05 July 2019

Following several engagements between SALGA and the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, the two structures signed a Memorandum of Agreement early July to formalise local government’s participation ...

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Regression in Municipal Audit Findings Highlights Need for Intensified Audit Support and Renewed Focus On Accountability and Consequence Management

Posted: 28 June 2019

his is indeed a call for concern and a setback towards the vision to achieve a developmental local government that is built on the pillars of clean governance...

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SALGA calls for strategically located land for local government to speed up spatial development

Posted: 26 June 2019

SALGA President Cllr Thembi Nkandimeng says one of the biggest challenges facing the country was to transform fragmented and inefficient spatial patterns that were left by centuries of colonialism......

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Mpumalanga Provincial Municipal Health Services Summit Call for Papers

Posted: 24 June 2019

SALGA announces the call for papers for the third Mpumalanga Provincial Municipal Health Services Summit which is to take place on 16 – 17 October 2019 in the Ehlanzeni District.....

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Update on SALGA concerns with procedural and substantive aspects of the Municipal Cost Containment Regulations, 2019

Posted: 24 June 2019

The Regulations purports to apply to all municipal officials and political office bearers in municipalities and will come into effect as from 1 July 2019, coinciding with the start of the new financial year for municipalities....

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SALGA National Executive Committee appoints Cllr Thembisile Nkadimeng as new SALGA President

Posted: 14 June 2019

Following the 2019 Provincial and National elections, the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) President Parks Tau was appointed as a Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance resulting in a vacancy of the SALGA President......

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Local Government celebrates the role played by the Youth

Posted: 07 June 2019

The twenty-five (25) years of democracy and freedom presents South Africa’s youth an opportunity to reflect also look back to the 43 years since that fateful June 16 of 1976. We see it befitting as local government to say THANK YOU for the fearlessness and courage of the Youth of 1976. That year, amongst others, highlighted a turning point in our history.....

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Plight of Internal Auditors

Posted: 06 June 2019

Internal auditors, by virtue of their mandate, may inevitably unearth wrongdoing in their organisations. This would ordinarily be all in a day’s job. With a lack of understanding of the mandate of internal audit and how far their powers go, there is often a misperception that internal auditors could singlehandedly have stopped the scourge of corruption....

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