Traditional Affairs

Directorate: Houses of Traditional Leaders
o Provide strategic and technical support to:
o Provincial House of Traditional Leaders; and
o Local Houses of Traditional Leaders

Directorate: Anthropological Services and Research
o Compile genealogies of traditional leaders
o Conducts research on history, traditions and customs of traditional communities
o Handle succession issues
o Constitution and composition of traditional councils
o Facilitate recognition of traditional leaders
o Handle initiation schools and other related matters


Traditional leadership institution by its nature is multi- sectoral:-

At local level:
o Municipalities
o Local Communities
o Ward Committees
o Community Development Workers (CDW)

At provincial level:
o Department of Local Government
o Department of Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development
o Department of Public Works Roads and Transport
o Department of Rural, Environment, Agricultural Development
o SALGA – North West

At national level
o Department: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
o Department: Justice and Constitutional Development
o Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
o Department: Mineral Resources
o Department of Communications, LGSETA and National House of Traditional Leaders








Hon. Ontlametse Mochware

Ms Nono Bapela

Provincial Call Centre

Mahika Mahikeng Music  & Cultural Festival

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