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

Municipal communicators given marching orders [25 November 2014]

North West municipal communicators have been urged to up their communication game and bridge the communication gap that currently exist, which in many instances result in unnecessary service delivery protest action by community members. This message was put across to communicators during the two-day Local Government Communicators Forum held at Rustenburg recently, hosted by North West Department of Local Government & Human Settlements. [read more]


Setsokotsane Programme restores government confidence to Tswaing residents [11 November 2014]

Setsokotsane Programme which is spearheaded by Premier Supra Mahumapelo brought hope and restored confidence on government to Tswaing Local Municipality residents. In a delegation led by MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements Collen Maine, Setsokotsane Programme made several service delivery related interventions and projects in the area were inspected to address problems encountered by communities of Delareyville and Sannieshof. [read more]


Setsokotsane Programme restores government confidence to Tswaing residents [11 November 2014]

Setsokotsane Programme which is spearheaded by Premier Supra Mahumapelo brought hope and restored confidence on government to Tswaing Local Municipality residents. In a delegation led by MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements Collen Maine, Setsokotsane Programme made several service delivery related interventions and projects in the area were inspected to address problems encountered by communities of Delareyville and Sannieshof. [read more]


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]


Mr Collin Maine
MEC for Human Settlements & Local Government

Mr MI Kgantsi
HOD: Human Settlements Branch


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