Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


13 May 2019 | Clip of Professor Bohler-Muller's interview on eNCA

To listen to the full interview of Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller please click on link below:...

23 Apr 2019 | Will Knowing Political Party Funders Change The Way Voters Think?

With just 14 days to voting, transparency to political party funding has been signed into law and people are putting in their views whether or not kno...

22 Apr 2019 | List of political donors revealed before elections

My Vote Counts has reported on private donors of political parties and revealed how and where the major parties contesting in the May elections have b...

10 Apr 2019 | OPINION: A crisis of legitimacy

Listening to talk radio in the lead-up to the May 8 poll, it is evident that many people have no clue for which party they are likely to vote.A straw ...

17 Feb 2019 | Electing for Change: Corruption, polls and the need for greater accountability

During his State of the Nation Address, Cyril Ramaphosa took a strong anti-corruption stance, promising to establish a special unit within the NPA to ...

9 Feb 2019 | Data shows SA will welcome Ramaphosa's tough talk on graft

Narnia Bohler-Muller, University of Fort Hare and Benjamin Roberts, Human Sciences Research CouncilSouth Africans have been shocked by the tidal wave ...

8 Feb 2019 | South Africans Are Finally Set to Know Who Funds Their Political Parties

South African President Ramaphosa has finally signed into law a new bill aimed at regulating the funding of political parties. It was approved by Parl...

28 Nov 2018 | South Africa: Will Decriminalising Sex Work Increase Trafficking?

In 2003, New Zealand did away with all laws against consensual adult sex work. Activists say South Africa can take a few lessons from it.Sex work is n...

8 Nov 2018 | Are criminal justice institutions continuing to entertain the violation of rape victims' rights?

More and more people feel unsafe in South Africa. Crime statistics indicate that South Africans do not feel safe in their homes, communities and work ...

7 Nov 2018 | These ATMs have swopped bills for pills. Here's why.

Philda Dladla, 59, enters a green and white card, with a thick red line running across it, into a small opening in a machine that looks like an ATM.It...