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No time for budget games

No time for budget games

Asivikelane 14 reports that water, sanitation and refuse removal services in informal settlements have deteriorated all over the country in the last few months. As national COVID-19 relief funding to metros has run out and metros’ own revenues have declined, they have...

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Planact Pays Tribute To The Late Auditor General

Planact Pays Tribute To The Late Auditor General

We, at Planact, are fortunate to have met and shared our social audit work with the out-going Auditor-General of South Africa, Kimi Makwetu, who has since passed on. We are truly saddened by his untimely death and would like to extend our deepest condolences to his...

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Women are entitled to own land

Women are entitled to own land

Hloniphile Simelane [Opinion] In July 2004, at their meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, heads of the member states of the African Union made a declaration to actively promote the implementation of legislation that strengthens women’s land, property, and inheritance...

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Emalahleni Cluster Back to Normal Business

Emalahleni Cluster Back to Normal Business

The Emalahleni Informal Settlement Cluster (MASCOM) held its first physical meeting last week in Masakhane after a long break since declaration of the Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020. The Cluster meeting was held on 08 October 2020 under strict adherence to lockdown...

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