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February 2018

15 February 2018: SALGA SONA 2018 expectations

06 February 2018: SALGA National Executive Committee met on Monday, 05 February 2018, Cape Town


January 2018

05 January 2018: Local government congratulates Matric Class of 2017


December 2017

12 December 2017: SALGA and eThekwini Metro Municipality wins bid to host the 6th UCLG World Summit of Regional Leaders in 2019


November 2017

20 November 2017: SALGA Working Groups to meet in Durban to deal with pertinent local and international issues facing local government

October 2017

24 October 2017: SALGA calls for increase in fiscus share for local government


September 2017 

22 September 2017: South African Local Government Association (SALGA)Commemorates heritage day

13 September 2017: South African Local Government Association (SALGA) North West Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) meets At Kagisano Molopo Local Municipality

05 September 2017: SALGA wishes to convey its heartfelt condolences to the Magaqa family and loved ones

05 September 2017:  SALGA-UCLG President presents Habitat Report at UN

01 September 2017:  SALGA calls for single sector planning regime at National Municipal Managers Forum amid growing demands for service delivery


August 2017 

31 August 2017:  SALGA condemns yet another killing of a Councillor

29 August 2017:  SALGA engages Moerane Commission on councillor killings

11 August 2017:  SALGA to convene Council of Speakers in Ethekwini Metropolitan


July 2017 

25 July 2017: Local Government Communicators called to "walk in the footsteps" of the late Ronnie Mamoepa

21 July 2017: SALGA convenes Local Government Communicators in Durban to ‘Bring Local Government Closer to the People

20 July 2017: SALGA NEC calls on review of councillor safety amidst killings

17 July 2017: SALGA #ActionAgainstPoverty dedicated to 67 minutes for Mandela Day
Mandela Day Commemoration 2017

17 July 2017: South African Local Government Association (SALGA) And Nelson Mandela Foundation join forces to restore human dignity

07 July 2017: South African Local Government Association (SALGA) And Nelson Mandela Foundation join forces to restore human dignity

June 2017 

29 June 2017: SALGA welcomes Financial Census of Municipalities for the ended June 2016


May 2017 

18 May 2017: SALGA welcomes COGTA Budget Vote designed to transform municipal spaces and build developmental Local Government

17 May 2017: SALGA Women Commission (SWC) says “enough is enough” with gender based violence

17 May 2017: SALGA urges protestors to return back to communities

04 May 2017: SALGA meets with Minister of CoGTA, Des Van Rooyen to discuss key issues affecting local government

04 May 2017: SALGA President Chairs UN Panel.


March 2017 

13 March 2017: SALGA Governance and Finance Indaba (MPUMALANGA)

October 2016 

06 October 2016: Statement of SALGA congratulates outgoing Chairperson Honourable Thabo Mayoni 


August 2016

11 August 2016: South African Local Government Association and National School of Government join forces


July 2016

08 July 2016: Statement of SALGA on the occasion of its last National Executive Committee meeting in the 3rd Local Government term ahead of Municipal Elections 2016


June 2016

29 June 2016: SALGA welcomes the release of the Financial Census of municipalities for year ending 30 June 2015

21 June 2016: Community Protests at the Local Level Highlight General Issues of Governance.

21 June 2016: SALGA introduces Municipal Barometer to evaluate effectiveness of different government programs and policies to address imbalances.

02 June 2016: SALGA Welcomes continued positive trend In Audit Outcomes as local government marks the end of the 3rd term


March 2016

21 March 2016: Media Release Human Rights Day

04 March 2016: Media Release 2015 Water Services Report MBI

04 March 2016: Media Invite Advisory Report Release MBI

03 March 2016: Media Release NERSA outcome on ESKOM RCA

02 March 2016: Media Release Municipal Elections 2016

02 March 2016: SALGAs response to daily dispatch report Razzmatazz to manage sports funds

02 March 2016: Media Release Holiday Accidents


February 2016

23 February 2016: Media Release Councillors shot and killed in GP

17 February 2016: SALGA Input for SONA Debate

10 February 2016: Media Release Salga Meets new CoGTA Minister


January 2016

20 January 2016: Media Release Eskom RCA Revised

30 January 2016: Media Release SALGA CEO honoured

15 January 2016: Holiday Period


December 2015

10 December 2015: Media Release SALGA wishes to congra new Minister of Finance


November 2015

11 November 2015: Media Release SALGA CEO honoured

09 November 2015: Media Release LitterBugsMe

22 November 2015: Media Release About SALGA 5 Fact


October 2015

14 October 2015: Media Statement briefing Portfolio Com CoGTA on AR


September 2015

30 September 2015: Media Statement SALGA Womens Commission

03 September 2015: SALGA congratulates eThekwini Metro on 2022

02 September 2015: Local Gov wage negotiations sucessfully conclude


August 2015

25 August 2015: SALGA NCOP Local Government week


March 2015

03 March 2015: New Release: SALGA tables offer for municipal employees

01 April 2015: Media Statement: National Treasury withholding equitable share allocations to municipalities

13 March 2015: News Release - Salga condemns burning of Mayor's House - Mpumalanga


October 2014

29 October 2014: Media Advisory :SALGA Eskom 30_10_2014


September 2013

18 September 2013: SALGA Presents Annual Report 2012/2013 to CoGTA Portfolio Committe


August 2013

13 August 2013: SALGA acknowledges the Auditor General's Report on municipal audit outcomes


July 2013

05 July 2013: SALGA to act on behalf of Municipalities on bid rigging by construction companies


January 2013

31 January 2013: SALGA deeply concerned about Eskom's proposed tariff hike

30 January 2013: NERSA Public hearing

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