Mission

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

Vision

"A transformed developmental local governance and integrated sustainable human settlements in safe and dignified communities"

Latest updates

Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality gearing itself up for by-elections [28 October 2014]

The intervention task team led by the Administrator Kumaran “Kulu” Nair have managed to restore water provision to different parts of Ngaka Modiri Molema district, in particular Ramotshere Moiloa Municipality. Since the deployment of the team at the disbanded Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality, the team arrived to water shortage crisis which led to the protest action by some communities in Ramotshere Moiloa municipality. [read more]


Intervention task team successfully restores water provision in Ngaka Modiri Molema [27 October 2014]

The intervention task team led by the Administrator Kumaran “Kulu” Nair have managed to restore water provision to different parts of Ngaka Modiri Molema district, in particular Ramotshere Moiloa Municipality. Since the deployment of the team at the disbanded Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality, the team arrived to water shortage crisis which led to the protest action by some communities in Ramotshere Moiloa municipality. [read more]


MEC Maine And Management Visits Deceased Family And Injured Official In Hospital [27 October 2014]

North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlement, Collen Mokone Maine, accompanied by the Head of the Department, Moss Kgantsi, today visited the departmental official at Klerksdorp hospital following his involvement in a horrific accident on Friday last week. [read more]


Water supply to be restored in Ramotshere Moiloa municipality [22 October 2014]

Malfunctioning boreholes in and around Ramotshere Moiloa local municipality will be repaired in order to restore supply of water in areas that have been adversely affected by water shortage. [read more]


Ngaka Modiri Molema Municipal Manager officially suspended [22 October 2014]

The Municipal Manager of Ngaka Modiri Molema district municipality Mokgele Mojaki has been suspended after he failed to provide reasons why he should not be suspended as stipulated in the letter of intention to have him suspended. The letter of suspension was issued to Mojaki by the Administrator, Khulu Nair who is to appoint the acting Municipal Manager soon. [read more]


Going back to basic in decreasing disaster risks [15 October 2014]

Going back to basics by making sure that street lights are operational, storm water drainage pipes are in good condition and approved building constructions follow the stipulated standards is one of the ways that municipalities can deal with disaster risk effectively. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maine provides feedback on Lekwa Teemane municipality [13 October 2014]

North West MEC for Local Government and Traditional Affairs, Collen Maine, will on Monday, 13 October 2014, provide feedback on the issues that the community of Boitumelong township in Lekwa Teemane local municipality, raised earlier in the year about the municipality.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 13 October 2014
Time: 11H00
Venue: Boitumelong sports stadium [read more]


Government reaches out to the elderly in commemoration of the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction [10 October 2014]

Mmabatho: North West Provincial Government, through the National Disaster Management Centre, is stepping up its efforts to strengthen communities’ resilience to disasters by promoting the inclusion of older person in disaster risk reduction strategies. This comes as the international community commemorates the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October 2014. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maine calls an urgent press conference [25 September 2014]

Members of the media are invited to an urgent press conference to be addressed by North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlement Collen Maine - today, 25 September 2014, at 15h00 at the Ferns Guest House. The purpose of the briefing is to convey to the media the decision of the North West High Court, which was delivered today about an urgent application brought by Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to challenge the decision of the EXCO to envoke the provision of Section 139 (1) (c) of the Constitution.


“Infrastructure development and job creation is at the centre of all”, says Maine [22 August 2014]

The North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements will in this financial year, fund infrastructure developmental projects to the tune of R141 620 000.00 and create job opportunities in the process. [read more]


MEC Maine Commit His Department To Build And Ensure Ownership [21 August 2014]

MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine, has committed his Department to build homes and further ensure that beneficiaries became owners of those properties. MEC Maine made this commitment when delivering his departmental budget speech at the North West Legislature on Wednesday. [read more]


North West Housing Corporation resuscitated [20 August 2014]

MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements Collen Maine informed the North West provincial legislature that the current administration has taken a decision to reverse the winding down process of the North West Housing Corporation. MEC Maine said the gesture will resuscitate the corporation with the main aim of addressing current challenges of housing and proper settlement of communities within the province. [read more]


SIU Recovers Thousands From Housing Frausters in the NW [20 August 2014]

The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has recovered an amount of R904 (Nine hundred and four thousand rand) from housing beneficiaries who were found to be selling or leasing RDP houses in the North West alone. This was done in the fight against the unlawful act of sale or leasing of such houses. According to the North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine, the fines, forms part of the departmental revenue for the 2013/14 financial year. [read more]


“New department, new vision”, says MEC Maine [20 August 2014]

Mahikeng - The recently reconfigured Department of Local Government and Human Settlements offers a unique opportunity to share expertise on improving performance management system and strategic leadership which are necessary for the achievement of development goals assigned to it. The new Department came into being when the then Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs merged with the Department of Human Settlements. [read more]


NW Government To Deliver More Than 2500 Units In Marikana [11 July 2014]

North West provincial government in conjunction with Lonmin launched the Marikana extension 2 housing projects on Thursday. The project is said to change the face of Marikana which is dominated by informal settlements surrounding the mining areas in the Rustenburg area. More than 2500 houses will be build with the main objective of eradicating informal settlements in the province, especially around the mining towns. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: North West Government and Lonmin to build houses in Marikana Ext 2 [08 July 2014]

Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding in October 2013, whereupon, Lonmin donated 50 hectors of land to Government for housing development purposes; to this end, the North West Provincial Government and the mining giant will officially launch the Marikana Extension 2 housing project on Thursday. 292 houses and 252 Community Residential Units (CRUs) will be constructed as part of the first phase of more than 2000 mixed housing typologies.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 10 April 2014
Time: 13H00
Venue: Marikana Ext 2 (Marikana West) [read more]


MEC Maine pledges to turn the north west into construction site and encourages developers to deliever quality houses [11 June 2014]

Following the recent handing over project programme which the department has embarked on, the MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine saw it fit to convene all the housing developers in the province to discuss housing delivery issues. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Maine to address housing developers in NW [11 June 2014]

North West MEC for Human Settlements and Local Government Collen Maine will today address developer’s forum attended by contractors contracted by the department to build houses for the communities of the province. [read more]


Government Office Shooting Victims to be Laid to Rest [21 May 2014]

Two officials of the Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West, who died following the shooting incident at the departmental offices in Mafikeng last week Thursday, will be buried on Saturday in different funeral services. [read more]


The Department Names the Victims of Government Offices Shooting [20 May 2014]

The Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West, has released the names of its employees who became victims of the last week Thursday shooting incident that left two people dead and the other three hospitalised with serious injuries. [read more]


Boskuil and Oersonskraal communities to benefit from housing project [17 May 2014]

The North West province is not recognised as the best performing province to no vain. The recent handing over programme of more than 8000 housing units across the province by Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, MEC Nono Maloyi bears testimony to that. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi to visit the bereaved families and those injured in hospitals [16 May 2014]

North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi, accompanied by the MEC for the Department of Economic Development Motlalepula Rosho will visit the bereaved families of the officials who passed away yesterday after a sudden shooting incident at the departmental offices at NWDC building in Mmabatho. [read more]


New Look RDP House For The North West Launched [29 April 2014]

The North West has official launched the new look RDP house that will be the common feature of houses to be build in the North West with effect from this year. The house has more features than the previous houses that were build in the province but same in size. The department launched the house during the recent provincial Govan Mbeki awards held in Phokeng outside Rustenburg. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: SABC In Partnership With Human Settlements North West Handover Houses In Mantja Village [24 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 100 houses to the Piet Plessis families in the Kagisano Molopo local municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 25 April 2014
Time: 9H00
Venue: Mantja Village [read more]


MEC Maloyi Hand Multi-Million Rand Project in Bojanala [17 April 2014]

Ms Olivia Leopeng (84), the first and probably the oldest beneficiary of the Sunway Presidential project in Hartebeespoort in the Madibeng local municipality. Leopeng, who is blind and does not get social grants, could not stop singing praises about the good work that the government has done for her and which include her family. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi honors contractors and handover 1000 units [15 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Wednesday hand over 1000 units of the Sunway presidential project residents who have been staying in informal settlements in Hartbeespoort Madibeng.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Sunway Village

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Boiketong Hall

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 18H00
Venue: Bafokeng Civic centre [read more]


Mr Collin Maine
MEC for Human Settlements & Local Government

Mr MI Kgantsi
HOD: Human Settlements Branch


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