03 June 2020
Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela talks about the work that Planact and it’s partner organisations have been doing during the nation-wide lockdown in the context of Covid-19 pandemic
09 April 2019
On the show, Today with John Perlman, our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela weighs in on the buzz words: Renewal; Upgrading and Reconstruction in response to the Alex Total Shutdown protest.
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14 May 2019
Now that the elections have come and gone, John Perlman asks: What mechanisms are there to hold politicians accountable beyond the elections? He is joined by Mike Makwela from Planact and Amanda Rinquest from Equal Education and later by a representative from the
02 July 2020
Mike Makwela on Hot 919 FM news bulletins talks about progress made to provide informal settlements with basic sanitation facilities such as water and toilets through Asivikelane initiative
04 June 2020
Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela discussing Asivikelane no.8 report. City of Ekurhuleni is doing better compared to City of Johannesburg with regards to water and sanitation provision during the Covid-19 pandemic in informal settlements
14 March 2019
Demands for Municipality
“The Municipality should consider coming up with a permanent solution on water provision in Spring Valley because the money spent is too much for an emergency service…,” Programme Coordinator, Shumani Luruli
14 March 2019
Programme Coordinator, Shumani Luruli explains Planact’s interventions on various issues in the Spring Valley community under the informal settlement upgrading programme.
06 May 2021
Mike Makwela on PowerFM discussing how Planact has been making towns and cities work for people since 1985.
20 May 2019
Planact radio interview on PowerFM98.7 discussing Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) covering the following:
- Background behind FLISP
- Who the target audience is
- Experiences with beneficiaries of FLISP in terms of impact.
02 February 2017
Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela talks about decision-making, governance and accountability.
10 June 2020
Inadequate service delivery is finally getting nationwide attention. On 10 June 2020, 15 radio stations broadcasting in all 11 South African official languages aired a segment on Covid-19 and informal settlements.
31 July 2020
Sikhaba COVID 19 – Good News Stories – Informal settlement communities share the good things that they have been doing in their communities to assist fellow residents during the Covid-19 pandemic
05 May 2021
Mike Makwela (Senior Programme Coordinator) discussing service delivery challenges such as wasste removal, water, sanitation as well as the Asivikelane campaign to amplify community voices.
17 July 2020
Mike Makwela (Senior Programme Coordinator) discussing service delivery challenges, the formation of the Ekurhuleni cluster as well as the Asivikelane campaign to amplify community voices.
19 November 2020
Siphiwe Segodi (Programme Coordinator) and Mpho Sithole (Tsakane community leader and member of Ekurhuleni Cluster) discusses issues related to human settlement such as provision of water, sanitation, roads and housing for informal settlement communities.
09 May 2021
Mike Makwela (Senior Programme Coordinator) is part of a round table panel discussing the importance of the upcoming local government elections, the state of our municipalities and what citizens can do to hold councilors accountable.
29 April 2021
Our Senior Programme Coordinator Mike Makwela is on Kasie FM talking about service delivery in Ekurhuleni, municipal budgets and Asivikelane #16 results.