Yesterday (2 November) South Africa witnessed yet again how respect for the Constitution and upholding of its provisions continues to be championed by judges and constitutional oversight bodies such as the Public Protector. This complex and onerous responsibility should of course be carried across government and the oversight arms of a country comm
The Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) promotes social accountability through research and capacity building and supports improved interaction between people and their governments with a primary focus on strengthening governance and public resource management processes. Whilst PSAM is based at Rhodes University it is entirely donor….
Herewith PSAM’s 2nd Newsletter for 2016, profiling some of our work between May and August of this year. Do contact us with any comments, suggestions and other forms of feedback.
The 2017 Open Budget Survey (OBS) is underway. The OBS is the world’s only independent, comparable measure of budget transparency, participation, and oversight.
Welcome to PSAM’s first official newsletter. Do contact us with any comments, suggestions and other forms of feedback.
At approximately 19h30 on 22 March 2016 Sikosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, human rights activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), was shot by two gunmen outside his home in Mdatya village, Amadiba. He died on the scene shortly after the shooting….