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Kosovo (Khayelitsha) Sanitation Upgrade Presentation

This blog was taken from a sanitation upgrade presentation by NU’s Jared Rossouw We recently came across a UCT Master Dissertation by Roxanne Beauclair called, “Development and Disappointment”. It’s a study of a sanitation upgrade in Kosovo, Cape Town in 2009 that went horribly wrong. So often, we find ourselves up against the city in

 
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Social Audit (Imali Yethu) Update – September 2013

Imali Yethu Social Audit News From the 27th of September to the 5th of October, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), in partnership with Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) will be carrying out a social audit of solid waste removal services in Khayelitsha. The main goal of this exercise is to assess to what extent the services rendered

 
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DA electoral reforms ignore the main problem: party funding

Published on March 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

by Gregory Solik Originally published on GroundUp.org.za March 6, 2013 Of all the adjectives used to describe South African politics, boring cannot be one of them. Completely out of the blue the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday submitted an Electoral Reform Bill (Bill) to Parliament, which aims “to provide for the demarcation of … constituencies” in

 
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A Global Crisis of Youth Unemployment

Published on February 26, 2013 in Articles

by Fritz Jooste Recently a friend from the States told me that she is returning to school to get a law degree. She explained that she was motivated by years of interning and working bottom-of-the-rung jobs in journalism prompting her to try a more-lucrative career in law. She joked, however, that perhaps madness was the

 
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If Parliament is serious about corruption, it must bite the hand that feeds

Published on February 6, 2013 in Articles

by Gregory Solik The regulation of private party funding is a critical site for the struggle for accountable governance. That is why the media fiasco around the relationship between the Gupta family and government (both the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the African National Congress (ANC)) is misplaced. It exposes just how little we think about

 
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