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June 2020 Newsletter

The global community is witnessing a new era propelled by the viral threat at our door step. In a span of two months, from March 2020 when the threat of COVID-19 became prominent, the world has been thrown into a […]

Open Letter to SADC Secretariat on COVID-19

On 22 May, members of our community of practice of social accountability practitioners in Sub-Saharan Africa wrote a letter to the Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Representing organisations in Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, […]

November 2019 Newsletter

The Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) has been working in Southern Africa within the social accountability sector since 2007 whereas this year – 2019 – marks the organisation’s 20th year in existence. The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) is […]

Treasury aims to simplify budget data “National Treasury told ITWeb it is in stage one of the development phase of an online budget dataportal. The portal will therefore publish [budget] data in a user-friendly format, which should enable more effective information-sharing, analysis and research.”

KPMG, McKinsey Feel the Heat Over South Africa Graft Scandal “As global companies implicated in a graft scandal in South Africa scramble to contain the damage to their reputations, politicians and law enforcement agencies are prevaricating and stalling official investigations.”