Department: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Contact details

Physical: 7th Floor, Lebohang Building, Cnr St Andrew's & Markgraaf Streets, Bloemfontein, 9301
Postal: PO Box 211, Bloemfontein, 9300
Tel: 051 405 5719
Fax: 051 403 3650


The mission of the Free State Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is to strengthen cooperative governance and support municipalities and traditional leadership through integrated planning and development, partnerships, research, and monitoring and evaluation.

The Department's strategic goals are to create a department geared towards service excellence by ensuring that leadership and support are provided to the Department in accordance with all applicable acts and policies, thereby enhancing the effective and efficient functioning of the Department; strengthen cooperative governance in order to facilitate the creation of accountable and sustainable local governance through effective collaboration with all stakeholders; integrate development and planning, with the aim of promoting and facilitating integrated development and planning at local government level; and uphold viable and sustainable traditional institutions and the functioning of the Free State House of Traditional Leaders.

Office Bearers

Ms S Ntombela
Head of Department
Mr M Duma

Ms Sisi Ntombela
Head of Department:
Mr Mokete Duma
Ms M Tlali
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Anna Buthelezi (Traditional Affairs)
Mr Sipho Thomas (Local Government)
Chief Directors:
Mr Lehlohonolo Khiba (Municipal Intergovernmental Support and Capacitation)
Mr Letshela Mokoena (Municipal Planning and Development)
Adv J Phaladi (Corporate Service)
Senior Management:
Ms Lisebo Sefako (Chief Internal Audit)
Communications Officers:
Ms Senne Bogatsu (Communications Manager)
Mr Ntai Mokhitli (Media and Parliamentary Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a371 625317 553311 542
Actual Expendituren/a364 265307 203300 530
Employee Compensationn/a171 020130 975133 820
Goods and Servicesn/a128 939105 831115 066
Capital Assetsn/a3 7802 4273 753
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a1 76627 36333 972
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a8030828
Posts Approvedn/a391657640
Posts Filledn/a343329360
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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