The state of South Africa’s municipalities revealed in 2024 GPI

Image: Flickr/South African Tourism Good Governance Africa’s (GGA) latest annual Government Performance Index (GPI) was released in March 2024, some three years after the previous edition, and after a lengthy review process. The survey tracks and analyses the state of local governance within local, district, and metropolitan (metro) municipalities across the country, providing “a holistic Read more >

Crippling mining deals threaten health, livelihoods

• Learners from Camagu Primary school cross a river. Image: Bonile Bam/New Frame By Thato Mahlangu Innocent people’s lives are at ‘great risk’ because of government and corporate greed, warns a Ndakeni resident, community activist and whistle-blower (in his 30s) whose identity is known to Corruption Watch (CW). Ndakeni, a village within the Mbizana area Read more >