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/Management

Mr F Xasa
Head of Department
Mr M Baza

Mr Fikile Xasa
Head of Department:
Mr Monwabisi Baza
Chief of Staff:
Mr Sizwe Mzamo (Office of the MEC)
Ms Kuthala Shinta (Acting: Financial and Supply Chain Management)
Deputy Directors General:
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 Appropriation975 802889 1911 057 003813 374
Actual Expenditure968 916872 0931 001 664786 295
Employee Compensation706 999682 268642 328597 153
Goods and Services97 109122 926144 210143 036
Capital Assets22 83631 17219 26815 495
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure79122 0964 9211 808
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure5 50326743
Posts Approved1 7971 9702 0872 002
Posts Filled1 4511 7571 8561 824
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