COGTA welcomes two new Deputy Directors-General

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Zweli Mkhize has welcomed two new Deputy Directors-General appointed at the Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA) -- Ramatsobane Shoky Mogaladi and Thandaza Shandu.

“I am pleased to welcome the two DDGs to their new role in the COGTA family. Their expertise and wealth of experience will further assist to strengthen the implementation of the DTA’s mandate”, said Mkhize.

Mogaladi will lead the Research Policy and Legislation (RPL) branch, which is responsible for research and the management of traditional affairs information systems. 

Shandu will lead the Institutional Support and Coordination (ISC) branch, which is responsible for the promotion of institutional development and capacity building for the institution of traditional leadership. She will facilitate partnerships between the institution of traditional leadership and all spheres of government, civil society and private sector.

Shandu holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (University of Zululand), Honours Degree in Social Work (University of Zululand) and a Master of Business Leadership (University of South Africa).

Mogaladi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education (University of Bophuthatswana), Bachelor of Education, (University of Bophuthatswana), Master of Education (University of the North West), Master of Management in Public Policy (University of Witwatersrand) and Master of Management in Public and Development Sector: Monitoring and Evaluation (University of the Witwatersrand). –