Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


13 Jun 2012 | Buffalo City On The Horns

Residents of the Buffalo City Metro might have drawn some comfort from recent developments - a R4-billion budget for the coming year; four Blue Drop a...

11 Jun 2012 | Insight: Metro Label Incongruous - Daily Despatch

A 2010 MID-TERM REVIEW COMMISSIONED BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION AND UNDERTAKEN BY THE HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL FOUND: "TH...

9 Jun 2012 | Born Free To Be Driven By Issues

WHEN Deputy President Kgalema Mot-lanthe, former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille emerged as the most popula...

9 Jun 2012 | The Youth Want Their Own Country, Their Own Future

"The youths want their own country, their own future. Juju and Zillle are more popular among SA`s younger voters than Zuma", writes Marianne Merten. W...

9 Jun 2012 | Youth Vote Could Rock SA Vote

ALARM BELLS: As Youth Day comes round on June 16, academics, trade unionists and politicians recognise that youth frustration over the lack of jobs, e...

17 May 2012 | Africa's Unique Innovative University

A fascinating university has been developed in West Africa to directly inspire, guide and reinvigorate innovation in communities. University for Devel...

17 May 2012 | Mpumalanga Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Policy and Budget Speech 2012/13

Mpumalanga Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Policy and Budget Speech 2012/13 by Hon MEC Madala Masuku MPL: Mpumalanga...

15 May 2012 | Sexwale Aid For Poor Seen As Boon For Banks: Mortgages

When Mzukona Mantshontsho approached a real estate agent about buying a two-bedroom, 300,000 rand ($37,500) house in a new development south of Johann...

1 May 2012 | Government Brings Safe Drinking Water To Mbashe

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, the Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, and the Exec...

1 May 2012 | Safe Drinking Water for Mbashe

The Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, as well as the Deputy Minister of Water & Environmental Affairs, Rejoice Mabudafhasi...