Vision

A united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic, prosperous society and a developmental state as expressed in the Freedom Charter and the Constitution of the Republic.

Mission

To plan and promote integrated and sustainable human settlements and ensure quality service delivery through cooperation and good governance with municipalities.

Latest updates

GOVERNMENT ATTEND TO WATER CRISIS IN NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DISTRICT [ 20 February 2019 ]

Mahikeng- Continuation of districts water summit continues to unearth water blockages in various parts of the North West Province. These summits started in the district of Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati in the previous two weeks. On Wednesday it was convened in the District of Ngaka Modiri Molema and the summits will continues in the last two district of Bojanala and Dr. Kenneth Kaunda next week 26 February, 27 February respectively. [read more]

N14 MIXED INTERGRATED DEVELOPMENT SET TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY OF VENTERSDORP. [ 15 February 2019 ]

Mahikeng- In his state of the province address, Premier Prof Job Mokgoro made an announcement that residents of Tshing in Ventersdorp poor services will soon be a thing of the past making reference to the N14 project. “The end of this financial year heralds the beginning of the new era for the community of Ventersdorp with the implementation of a mega project commonly known as the N14 project” said the Premier. The mega project is intended to provide services to the community and also to revitalise the area through building new settlements in line with the Spatial Plan and the NDP vision 2030. [read more]

DEPARTMENT HAS ITS FIRST WATER AND SANNITATION SUMMIT. [ 13 February 2019 ]

TAUNG: The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West, Motlalepula Rosho will engage, as a matter urgency, session with the water utility, Sedibeng Water in an effort to discuss the provision of water in the province. This came at a district water summit held in Taung for Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati district, yesterday. [read more]

National Council of provinces tentacles deepens deep to soliciting information to municipalities that are affected by Section 139 (1) (B) and 137 of the MFMA in the North West Province. [ 30 January 2019 ]

Mahikeng - The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province and National Parliament of Council of Provinces (NCOP) met on Tuesday with two municipalities: Mahikeng Local Municipality and Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to conduct an oversight across the province to municipalities that are affected by section 139 (1) (b) of the constitution and section 137 of the municipal finance management act. [read more]

DEPARTMENT INTERVENES ON HOUSES STRUCK BY STORM [ 28 January 2019 ]

Mahikeng - The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province through its disaster management centre working with municipalities from the affected municipalities has responded swiftly following a severe storm which caused major damages to the houses in other parts of the province. [read more]

MEC meets with the North West Housing Corporation [ 16 January 2019 ]

Rustenburg- In an effort to strengthen the stakeholder relations, North West Housing Corporation Board remains the strategic entity of the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements based on its mandate to advance issues relating to housing property management. [read more]

MEC Rosho wants answers from non-performing housing contractors [ 15 January 2019 ]

The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements Motlalepula Rosho has met with housing contractors of Bojanala on Tuesday to review, strategize, refocus, realign programs and demand answers as to why are they not performing as expected. [read more]

Administrators dispatched to assist struggling municipalities in North West [ 17 September 2018 ]

Mahikeng; Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province has dispatched a team of administrators to intervene in struggling municipalities to accelerate service delivery. [read more]

Intervention on Municipal Infrastructure Grants in twelve priority municipalities [ 17 August 2018 ]

Mahikeng- Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in an effort to accelerate service infrastructure development in the province, has identified specific challenges facing the twelve priority municipalities to turn around the situation in improving their infrastructure development. This is part of departmental ongoing support to the municipalities within the context of Section 154 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa which mandate the National and Provincial Government to support municipalities to meet their constitutional obligations. [read more]

Pact to speed up blocked water project in Logageng village [ 16 August 2018 ]

The MEC for Local Government & Human Settlements in the North West, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe together with the Executive Mayor of Ngaka Modiri district municipality Molema Justice Makolomakwe and Mayor of Ratlou local municipality Tebogo Modise has recently met with Kgosi Rocky Molefe of Logageng village outside Mahikeng in a bid to restore water challenges that has affected the area. [read more]

Residents of Maquassi hills to get over 600 housing units[ 14 August 2018 ]

In an effort to accelerate service delivery in the Province, the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements will spend over R33 million which will yield a total of 622 housing units in Maquassi local municipality for the 2018/2019 financial year. [read more]

A Paralyzed Sesobe Resident receive a steel structured house on Woman's Day[ 13 August 2018 ]

SESOBE VILLAGE: It was a sight to behold as paralyzed 44 aged man emotions etched all over his face when handed over a steel structured house thanks to the North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements and the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC). [read more]

Province and National Department of Human Settlements agree on accelerating provision of human settlements[ 06 August 2018 ]

The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe has signed an implementation protocol agreement with the Minister of Human Settlements, Nomaindiya Mfeketo that will ensure the provision of adequate, sustainable and integrated human settlements. [read more]

Department intensifies its support plan to municipalities[ 25 July 2018 ]

Following a series of consultative sessions with all 22 municipalities in the province in the past weeks, the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima has developed an integrated support plan that will unblock service delivery bottlenecks at local government level. [read more]





Hon. Motlalepula Rosho
MEC for Local Government & Human Settlements

Mr. Phihadu Ephraim Motoko
HOD: Local Government & Human Settlements





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