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 >

Municipal governance – how do South Africa’s metros rank?

Image: CoGTA By Stuart MbanyeleFirst published on Good Governance Africa Much of the coverage ahead of the November 2021 South African local government elections (LGEs) focused on the state of service delivery and administration within the country’s 257 municipalities. Besides the 205 local and 44 district municipalities, it is worth ascribing greater emphasis to the country’s eight metropolitan Read more >