The South African developmental state debate : leadership, governance and a dialogue in public sector finance

Abstract: This paper explores the implications for the public finance management system of the South African government’s aspiration to become a developmental state, as articulated in the newly released National Development Plan 2030: Our future – make it work (National Planning Commission 2012). Author(s): Kuye, J.O.; Ajam, T. Source(s): , African journal of public affairs…

IMASA online

Abstract: Established in 1998, the Institute of Municipal Administration for Southern Africa (IMASA) has 436 members. The objectives of IMASA include strenthening municipal administration as the foundation for good local government and to promote appropriate training of municipal administration practitioners. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 [Institute of municipal administration for southern Africa] (IMASA), Langebaan (English…

Review of the Commonwealth local government good practice scheme

Abstract: The Good Practice Scheme partnered councils and local government associations from Jamaica, India, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Pakistan and Ghana with their counterparts in South Africa, India and the UK with the objective to exchange good practice and generate innovative solutions. Author(s): Duchnowski, Rachael Source(s): , Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG); 10 p.…

Building a capable and developmental state

Abstract: Chapter 13 of the National Development Plan – 2030 emphasizes that South Africa needs to build a state that is capable of playing a developmental role. Improving relations between national, provincial and local government requires a proactive approach to resolving coordination problems. Author(s): South Africa Source(s): , p. 407-443 Published: 2012 South African government…

NGO pulse

Abstract: Since its inception, NGO Pulse has developed a wide range of online resources to highlight development issues in South Africa and the wider southern African region. Its main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through providing information. Author(s): SANGONeT Source(s): , Published: 2012 SANGONeT, Johannesburg (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Community law centre

Abstract: The Community Law Centre, forming part of the Law Faculty at the University of the Western Cape (‘the Centre’), was established in 1990 and works to realize good governance, socio-economic development, democratic values and human rights enshrined in South Africa’s Constitution. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of the…