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Marius Pieterse, Professor of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, writes for The Conversation on the coalition metros one year on.

Wolwerivier is located near the West Coast about 25km from the Cape Town city centre. Its first residents moved there in July 2015. This is one of the places the City of Cape Town moves evictees too. With expansion plans set to be implemented in the near future, GroundUp went to Wolwerivier to see what residents think about the state of the settlement.

The 2017 State of Local Governance was recently Launched on July 26th 2017. This year's theme recognises the importance of both accountability and collaboration as key values and activities that drive the reclaiming of local democratic space within the field of local democracy.  

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:18

SoLG Publications available for download

The State of Local Governance (SoLG) forms the cornerstone publication of the Good Governance Learning Network. Since 2008, nine SoLG publications have been produced by the network and have provided regular commentaries on the state of local governance in South Africa. These are now available to the public for download!

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