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Sep 19

Spotlight on NHI: Exclusion of vulnerable groups opens NHI up to legal challenge

https://www.spotlightnsp.co.za/2019/09/16/spotlight-on-nhi-exclusion-of-vulnerable-groups-opens-nhi-up-to-legal-challenge/ It is a widely held perception that poorer South Africans rely on the public health sector for their health...
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Sep 19

Khawuleza, MEC – Settlers Hospital needs doctors!

https://www.grocotts.co.za/2019/09/06/khawuleza-mec-settlers-hospital-needs-doctors/ On Sunday 4 August 2019, I was woken up to news that a young woman in Makhanda was reported...
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Sep 19

Xenophobia in South Africa: What needs to be done and who should be held accountable?

Yet again, South Africa is experiencing xenophobic incidents and attacks. The Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) have previously spoken out...
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Jul 19

July 2019 Newsletter

The restrictions around civic spaces have become a huge concern for social accountability actors in various contexts, as they threaten...
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Jul 19

More doing, better oversight critical for the 6th provincial administration

https://www.grocotts.co.za/2019/07/12/more-doing-better-oversight-critical-for-the-6th-provincial-administration/ On 8 June 2019 the Premier of the Eastern Cape, Mr Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane  delivered the first State of...
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May 19

Does this Cabinet signal a shift towards more accountable government?

Last night (29 May 2019) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his Cabinet to lead the 6th administration of South Africa. Highlights...
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Apr 19

Parliament Watch releases worrying report on Parly’s Performance

Parliament Watch, today released a Scorecard reflecting selected portfolio committees in the National Assembly’s poor to average performance. The Scorecard...
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Mar 19

Human Settlements: Budget delays human rights

By Esteri Msindo On Wednesday 20 February 2019, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech vividly revealed that austerity measures continue...
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Jun 22

Call to place bankrupt health department under administration

https://www.dispatchlive.co.za/politics/2022-06-24-call-to-place-bankrupt-health-department-under-administration/  
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May 22

Eastern Cape education department ordered to explain why new school not built

MEC, acting education acting head to appear in court over failure to heed order Premium By Adrienne Carlisle - 17...
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May 22

OPINION | Good governance the loser in EC ANC election

Mabuyane’s win may suit Ramaphosa, but his weak leadership during Covid and tepid response to corruption doesn’t bode well for...
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Apr 22

South Africa: A window of opportunity to accelerate public procurement reforms after Zondo Commission lays bare shortcomings

Blog By Alex Macbeth / 11 Apr 2022 COSATU PROTEST IH 01: A protester with a hat that reads “Not...
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Apr 22

NHI will stand or fall on Parliament’s approach to corruption, say civil society bodies

By Geetesh Solanki, Neil Myburgh, Stephanie Wild, Judith Cornell and Vishal Brijlal   3 April 2022   Parliament recently concluded...
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Mar 22

OPINION | Safeguarding public procurement and resources now beyond urgent

Zukiswa Kota                   At an estimated R27 billion per year, the cost...
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Feb 22

Social Accountability Practitioners as System Conveners

Social accountability as a form of systems convening? Rachel Gondo and Florencia Guerzovich Systems strengthening and transformation is all the...
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Feb 22

The Zondo report’s recommendations must be implemented yesterday

  By Ryan Brunette, Jay Kruuse and Tharin Pillay Follow 04 Feb 2022  South Africa is in a desperate condition....
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Dec 21

South Africa’s corruption busters: Short-changed on funding and political commitment

December 8, 2021 12.46pm SAST Author Zukiswa Kota Head of Monitoring and Advocacy, Public Service Accountability Monitor, Rhodes University Contributor...
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Nov 21

NPA raises concerns about impact of budget cuts

12 November 2021, 9:13 PM  |  SABC  |  @SABCNews Members of Parliament have been urged to assist the NPA in...
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