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

Municipalities placed under administration by the North West Provincial Government are subjected to account by MEC Kegakilwe [ 11 June 2019 ]

MAHIKENG: Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs in the North West Province has subjected municipalities placed under administration into serious scrutiny. This follows a meeting convened by MEC Kegakilwe who have created platform for municipalities to account on progress registered thus far on Tuesday. [read more]

Relocation of informal settlements residents on the cards [ 13 May 2019 ]

Potchefstroom: Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province has kept its promises to relocate informal settlements residents found in the flood line in ward 18 and 27 of JB Marks Local Municipality. [read more]

Relocation of informal settlements residents on the cards [ 29 April 2019 ]

Potchefstroom: Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province intervenes on the relocation process of residents who have been staying in the informal settlements over eight years. This follows a series of community meetings which has been held between government and the affected community. [read more]

Municipal Managers in the North West Lock Heads in an effort to bring about change in municipalities [ 26 April 2019 ]

Rustenburg: Municipal Managers from various municipalities in the North West through the spear ship of Local Government and Human Settlements, SALGA (South African Local Government Association) and National representative from Corporate Governance & Traditional Affairs brought about changes, when they locked heads in Rustenburg Friday the 26th April to reflect on many of the burning issues in local governance. [read more]

Department empowers women in construction [ 22 March 2019 ]

Klerksdorp- The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West Province has created a platform for woman empowerment in the construction industry on Friday. [read more]

MEC Rosho meets with housing developers in Mahikeng [ 20 March 2019 ]

Mahikeng- The North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Motlalepula Rosho, yesterday held a meeting with housing developers of Ngaka Modiri Molema district to assess their current performance in housing delivery. [read more]

Department solicit inputs on water and sanitation [ 19 March 2019 ]

Mahikeng - Most municipalities in the North West province still make use of old and dilapidated infrastructure made of either asbestosis or concrete pipes, do not have budgets for operations and maintenance of water infrastructure, no plans nor technical skills and make use of general workers for operation and maintenance of infrastructure. [read more]

Department convenes municipalities in Dr Kenneth Kaunda for a water summit [ 15 March 2019 ]

Klerksdorp - Municipalities in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda district are faced with challenge of poor quality effluent that get discharged into the rivers due to ineffective biological processes, non-functional equipment and high concentration of suspended solids cause blockages to the sewer. [read more]

NW Departments of Local Government and Human Settlements and Finance meet with municipalities [ 11 March 2019 ]

The North West Departments of Local Government and Human Settlements and Finance will be jointly hold a MUNIMEC (Municipalities and MECs) meeting with the purpose of realising the vision of a developmental local government in the province. [read more]

Department promises Mahikeng businesses a clean Christmas [ 06 March 2019 ]

Mahikeng will be clean come Christmas holiday, this was a commitment made by the North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Motlalepula Rosho to local business owners. [read more]

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]





Hon. Gordon Kegakilwe
MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs

Mr. Phihadu Ephraim Motoko
HOD: Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs





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