The Makana Municipality Integrated Development Plan (IDP) along with those of other local municipalities in the district feeds into the Sarah Baartman District Municipality’s IDP which in turn informs the Annual Provincial Plans (APP). This determines the Eastern Cape Annual Provincial Budget.
The PSAM says hard questions need to be asked about why municipalities are still not following the correct governance procedures.
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.