The Governance Report

New local councils must prioritise indigent households

New local councils must prioritise indigent households

A key takeaway from the recently published Non-Financial Census of Municipalities (NFCM) is the need for the nation’s newly elected local government councils to prioritise service delivery provision for indigent households. Statistics South Africa publishes the report...

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Expert Analysis

Surviving childhood in Africa

Surviving childhood in Africa

A persistent theme within commentary on policymaking across Africa is an emphasis on the “negative lessons” we can draw from policymaking failures. Questions are asked about what led to the negative consequences of policy on issues such as youth unemployment or corruption, with these policymaking deficiencies used as an example of what policymakers should not do.

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Surviving childhood in Africa

Surviving childhood in Africa

A persistent theme within commentary on policymaking across Africa is an emphasis on the “negative lessons” we can draw from policymaking failures. Questions are asked about what led to the negative consequences of policy on issues such as youth unemployment or corruption, with these policymaking deficiencies used as an example of what policymakers should not do.

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Covid-19

Here you’ll find up-to-date Covid-19 stats provided by the WHO COVID-19 DASHBOARD and in-depth reporting on the governance around Covid-19

MOZAMBIQUE INSURGENCY

The deep roots of the Cabo Delgado conflict

The deep roots of the Cabo Delgado conflict

MULTIMEDIA STORY The present conflict in northern Mozambique, in the region of Cabo Delgado, has its roots partly in ethnic tensions that were exacerbated by clashing loyalties during the war of independence and the subsequent actions of the liberation party, FRELIMO....

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Election Tracker

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Monday is voting day in South Africa's local government elections. If you're still thinking about where to place your X, take a moment to better inform yourself about your municipality with GGA's Governance Performance Index (GPI), which measures how well, or poorly,...

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Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Monday is voting day in South Africa's local government elections. If you're still thinking about where to place your X, take a moment to better inform yourself about your municipality with GGA's Governance Performance Index (GPI), which measures how well, or poorly,...

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