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Fiscal responses must include human rights

In the fifth part of this month’s New Frame, New Economy forum, public finance specialist Zukiswa Kota explains why we need to bridge the gap between the rights of ordinary people and budgetary constraints. Much has been written about […]

Effective budgeting can go a long way in upgrading informal settlements, provision of water, sanitation, electricity and infrastructure Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for water and sanitation in informal settlements. The South African government has put measures in place to respond to this need by providing water tanks to water scarce areas. Water and […]

People in Parliament under Covid-19

Tlamelo M Mothudi and Esteri Msindo report on public participation in Parliament and the Provincial Legislature during the Covid-19 lockdown.  Public participation is the bedrock of our Democracy. It has the potential to ensure better decision-making, strengthen accountability and build strong, […]