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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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Oct 20

Effective budgeting can go a long way in upgrading informal settlements, provision of water, sanitation, electricity and infrastructure

http://www.ngopulse.org/press-release/effective-budgeting-can-go-long-way-upgrading-informal-settlements-provision-water Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for water and sanitation in informal settlements. The South African government...
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Oct 20

Civil society group wants Zondo Commission to prioritise key witnesses

By Zukiswa Pikoli• 25 October 2020 (https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-25-civil-society-group-wants-zondo-commission-to-prioritise-key-witnesses/)                          ...
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Oct 20

Council appoints Mazwayi to top job, unaware of her past in Makana

By Soyiso Maliti - 15 October 2020 (https://www.dispatchlive.co.za/news/2020-10-15-council-appoints-mazwayi-to-top-job-unaware-of-her-past-in-makana/) The ANC in the Cala-based Sakhisizwe council has appointed Nomthandazo Mazwayi as...
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Oct 20

Concerns over appointment process for new head of Parliamentary Budget Office

13 October 2020   By Justin Brown Civil society organisations alarmed at presence of Sfiso Buthelezi on selection panel Concerns...
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6

Oct 20

Surpise move by Makana top official

Outgoing Makana Corporate Services Director Nomthandazo Mazwayi uses the back of the Unemployed People's Movement's Ayanda Kota to sign a...
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7

Sep 20

Southern Africa: Reliance on Imports and Industrial Farming Deepening Food Crisis Across Southern Africa

At World Food Programme food distribution points in Zimbabwe, community members stand at least one metre apart and collect their...
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7

Sep 20

Yilungelo Lakho (It’s Your Right) discussion on SABC 1

On 7 September 2020 the PSAM director Jay Kruuse participated in a live television discussion hosted by SABC 1. The...
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13

Aug 20

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...
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Aug 20

Police, councillors and mob justice under lockdown

By Sue Maclennan on August 10, 2020 Grocott’s Mail asked the Public Service Accountability Monitor to suggest who should be...
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