Department: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Contact details

Physical: Tyamzashe Building, Phalo Avenue, Civic Square, Bhisho, 5605
Postal: Private Bag X0035, Bhisho, 5605
Tel: 040 609 5656/8
Fax: 040 639 2163


The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is to promote a developmental local state and traditional institutions that are accountable, focused on citizen’s priorities, and capable of delivering high quality services consistently and sustainably through local government and participatory democracy.

The Department's strategic goals are to: build an effective and improving department; strengthen municipal institutional capacity to promote good governance and effective service delivery; have enabling viable, sustainable developmental municipalities that deliver basic services; and improve the developmental capacity of the traditional leadership institutions for rural development.

Office Bearers

Mr F Xasa
Head of Department
Ms N Mosehana

Mr Fikile Xasa
Head of Department:
Ms Ngaka Mosehana (Acting)
Chief of Staff:
Mr Sizwe Mzamo (Office of the MEC)
Ms Kuthala Shinta (Acting: Financial and Supply Chain Management)
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Monwabisi Baza (Traditional Affairs)
Ms Nomphelo Roboji (Local Government)
Senior Management:
Ms Nontuku Bunguza (Acting General Manager: Municipal Development and Planning)
Mr Willie Galli (Acting General Manager: Strategic Management and Communication Services)
Mr TM Hani (General Manager: Municipal Economic Development Facilitation)
Mr Thabo Mdukiswa (Acting General Manager: Municipal Public Participation and Rapid Response)
Mr Z Mkabile (General Manager: Municipal Governance and Support)
Ms Nangamso Mngoma (Acting General Manager: District Coordination and IGR )
Mrs T Ncume (General Manager: Corporate Services)
Mr Mzwethemba Nkantsu (General Manager: House of Traditional Leaders)
Communications Officers:
Mr Mamnkeli Ngam (Senior Manager: Corporate Communication)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a889 1911 057 003813 374
Actual Expendituren/a872 0931 001 664786 295
Employee Compensationn/a682 268642 328597 153
Goods and Servicesn/a122 926144 210143 036
Capital Assetsn/a31 17219 26815 495
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a22 0964 9211 808
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a26743
Posts Approvedn/a1 9702 0872 002
Posts Filledn/a1 7571 8561 824
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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