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Entitlement, Affordability or a Matter of Trust? Reflections on the Non-payment of Service Charges in Local Authorities
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
In this chapter Fjeldstad reflects on the non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa. The main question he explores ...
Local government, Service charges, Non-payment, Africa: South Africa
Event | 3 Dec 2009
"Africa must end the pathology of aid dependence in Africa." Yash Tandon proposes a strategy of increased national and regional 'self-reliance'.
Local Perspectives on the ‘Neutrality’ of Traditional Authorities in Malawi, South Africa and Uganda
Journal Article | Mar 2009
Traditional authorities were recognised and revitalised in several African countries in the 1990s. Based on conventional perceptions of the ...
Traditional Authorities, Decentralization, Local GOvernance, Co-existence, Malaei, South Africa, Uganda
Managing Aid Exit and Transformation. Lessons from Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi and South Africa. Synthesis Report
Report in External Series | Oct 2008
What are the consequences in the recipient countries, when donor countries close down their bilateral aid programmes? Are exit practices consistent ...
Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi, South Africa
A qualitative reframing of private sector corruption: Considerations from the natural resource sectors in South Africa
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The currently used concept of private sector corruption does not cover new types of corruption that have emerged in response to the increasing ...
natural resource management, corporate corruption, private sector, South Africa
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
Managing Aid Exit and Transformation: Lessons from Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi and South Africa
Project | Dec 2006 - Dec 2008
What happens when donors withdraw their aid to developing countries? The study, undertaken for Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands by ...
Aid effectiveness, Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi, South Africa
News | 27 Sep 2010
Sudan's North and South must take political action to define their mutual boundary if they hope to avoid future complications, including a return to conflict.
News | 13 Oct 2010
Read the public address of Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit on his return from the official visit to the United States of America.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
The study was commissioned by the Embassy as an input into their planning and preparation for Norwegian - South African development cooperation ...
Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Mar 2016
There is a fascination with the increasing economic and political importance of China in the global economy, in international ...
Media, soft power, Africa, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Rights Litigation as Transformation: South African Perspectives Siri Gloppen Democratising D
Social rights, Africa: South Africa
Event | 6 Oct 2011
The political advances made in South Africa since the end of Apartheid have been formidable. However, there are challenges. There is a lack of a viable and strong civic tradition in the country.
News | 13 Apr 2011
Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.
Book | Jul 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal ...
Tax, coercion, reform, Africa
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do ...
Courts, power, political accountability
Book | Jan 2018
Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce ...
Decentralisation -- Africa, Central-local government relations -- Africa, Political participation, Mobilisation, Control, Autocracy, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa
Edited Book | Nov 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different ...
Political corruption, Corruption, Power preservation, Political economy analysis, Bribery, Favouritism, Vote buying, Civil society, Media, Anti-corruption, 'Big Man', Patronage, Elections, Resource curse, Clientelism, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
Project | Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development ...
Climate change, discourse, global challenge, the poor, poverty, South Africa