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May 17

April 2017 PSAM Newsletter

Read all the latest news in the first PSAM newsletter of 2017. The newsletter offers research by partner organisation PACT...
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Apr 17

SA law on the removal of a President

How to remove a President according to SA Law
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Mar 17

PSAM Statement on Cabinet Reshuffle

Late last night (30 March 2017), South Africa’s embattled President, Jacob Zuma announced the reshuffling of his Cabinet and emphasised...
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Feb 17

December 2016 PSAM Newsletter

Herewith PSAM’s final Newsletter for 2016, profiling some of our work between September and December of this year, with a...
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Nov 16

The Purpose of the Plan: Is IDP still relevant?

The Makana Municipality Integrated Development Plan (IDP) along with those of other local municipalities in the district feeds into the...
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Nov 16

Public Protector’s State of Capture Report – PSAM calls for real accountability and leadership

Yesterday (2 November) South Africa witnessed yet again how respect for the Constitution and upholding of its provisions continues to...
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Oct 16

Statement by PSAM following damage to its premises

The Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) promotes social accountability through research and capacity building and supports improved interaction between people...
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Sep 16

PSAM Newsletter August 2016

Herewith PSAM's 2nd Newsletter for 2016, profiling some of our work between May and August of this year. Do contact...
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Aug 16

Open Budget Survey 2017

The 2017 Open Budget Survey (OBS) is underway. The OBS is the world’s only independent, comparable measure of budget transparency,...
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May 16

PSAM Newsletter May 2016

Welcome to PSAM's first official newsletter. Do contact us with any comments, suggestions and other forms of feedback. Download Full...
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May 16

URGENT REQUEST FOR A REPORT ON PROGRESS IN THE POLICE INVESTIGATION OF THE KILLING OF SIKOSIPHI ‘BAZOOKA’ RHADEBE, AND FOR POLICE PROTECTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF AMADIBA, PONDLOLAND, WILD COAST

At approximately 19h30 on 22 March 2016 Sikosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, human rights activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee...
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May 16

Open letter to the Special Envoy on Open Government Partnership

The establishment of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2011 brought the promise of greater accountability, greater transparency and the...
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Apr 16

Stand against surveillance – Fix RICA now!

This is a joint statement from civil society organisations committed to upholding human rights and seeking social justice in South...
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Mar 16

Joint NGO statement on assassination of Eastern Cape activist

Last night in Mbizana, Eastern Cape, unknown attackers impersonating police offers assassinated the activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis...
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PSAM in the News

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Apr 17

MAKANA MUNICIPALITY (MM) BUDGET MISSES THE IDP

Makana Municipality (MM) Draft Budget 2017/18 Not Aligned to the IDP (2017-2022)
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Nov 16

The Point of the IDPs

What you need to know about Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) for Municipalities Download Full Article
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Nov 16

WHY THE AGSA’S MUNICIPAL REPORT IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST RANDS & CENTS

Is there a significant sign of improvement in how municipalities are spending their money? Download Full Article
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Nov 16

CONCERNS RAISED AS EC IRREGULAR EXPENDITURE PROBE DELAYED

The PSAM has questioned the legitimacy of having an internal probe. Download Full Article
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Nov 16

OR Tambo to probe R4bn Mystery Funds

The Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM)... condemned the high figures. Download Full Article
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Nov 16

‘POOR MUNICIPAL AUDIT OUTCOMES SIGNAL AN INABILITY TO COMPLY’

The PSAM says hard questions need to be asked about why municipalities are still not following the correct governance procedures....
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Mar 16

E Cape to invest in major projects to boost economy

The Eastern Cape government says it will implement some cost cutting measures and invest on major projects to stimulate economic...
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Jan 16

Taxpayers’ money must not be used to buy votes

Taxpayers' money must not be used to buy votes Download Full Article
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Jan 16

EC Drop in Matric Results no Surprise

This year’s drop means the province is the worst performing province for two years in a row.The province achieved a...
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Dec 15

MEC backs dredging appeal

A LEGAL appeal against a provincial government decision to deny permission to dredge silted Kowie River canals and dispose of...
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Dec 15

Confusion over writing of ANA’s

Confusion over the Annual National Assessments (ANA) reigned in East London yesterday as some schools admitted to having written the...
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