Blog Posts tagged “municipal service delivery ”

2021 Local Government Election Candidate tells us why it's important to vote: Nomonde Ndlovu

20 Oct 2021 (3 months ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors, who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See another blog from Candidate Councillor - Kaamil Alli and Shakira Choonara.

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2021 Local Government Election Candidate tells us why it's important to vote: Shakira Choonara

13 Oct 2021 (3 months, 1 week ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors, who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See another blog from Candidate Councillor - Kaamil Alli here.

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Why is there a focus on professionalising local government?

24 Jun 2021 (6 months, 4 weeks ago)

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Access to basic municipal services is a right enshrined in Section 152 (1) of the Constitution. The Constitution states that the purpose of local government is to provide a democratic and accountable government to local communities; to ensure the provision of services to communities in a sustainable manner; to promote ...

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National to Local Money Matters

16 Apr 2021 (9 months, 1 week ago)

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Tracking the public purse can be a daunting process, right?

But what if we told you that there are ways to source information about how the National Treasury allocates money to national, provincial and local government departments to fund social programmes.

What can also get daunting is sourcing information on ...

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Infographic: Service Delivery Protests

2 Dec 2016 (5 years, 1 month ago)

The Civic Protest Barometer (CPB), published by the Dullah Omar Institute on 24 November 2016, measures trends in protest action in South Africa's municipalities. The 2016 CPB tracks trends in the number of protests, the geographical spread of protests, trends in violent civic protest and grievances behind protest action. It ...

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Ask Mayoral candidates to commit to making accessible all Service Delivery Agreements with businesses

1 Aug 2016 (5 years, 5 months ago)

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Have you seen your municipality's Service Delivery Agreements (SDAs) with businesses it contracts? No idea what that is? Well, it often feels like that’s the way many political candidates want it to stay. You see, the Municipal Systems Act states SDAs must be made public [1], so that people like ...

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Photo Essay: Service Delivery in Dunoon and Joe Slovo Park

22 Jul 2016 (5 years, 6 months ago)

Photo Essay: Service Delivery in Dunoon and Joe Slovo Park

Municipalities must ensure that people in their areas have at least the basic services they need. There are a large number of services that they provide, the most important of which are: water supply, sewage collection and disposal, housing, refuse ...

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