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Researchers wanted

Good Governance Africa is a research and advocacy non profit organisation with centres across Africa focused solely on improving governance across the continent. GGA engages in applied research and stimulates critical debate.  All our work is based on exploring and...

GGA Team visits Kantolo ECD

Our Child Development and Youth Formation team visited the Kantolo Early Childhood Development centre in March. The team took with them learning and play materials for the children and also conducted interviews with the principal, the teachers, as well as some of the...

Mbizana ECD update

We are excited to begin this term in collaboration with Kantolo pre-school, an ECD centre in Mbizana, Eastern Cape. This year, 2019, marks the second year of implementation of GGA’s Child Development and Youth Formation programme in this community. This year, we...

We are hiring: MultiMedia Producer

Good Governance Africa (GGA) is an independent and registered non-profit organisation with the aim of promoting better governance in Africa and thereby helping to improve the lives of all citizens. GGA also seeks to build a bridge between government and the private...

We are hiring: Social Media Coordinator

Good Governance Africa (GGA) is an independent and registered non-profit organisation with the aim of promoting better governance in Africa and thereby helping to improve the lives of all citizens. GGA also seeks to build a bridge between government and the private...

We are hiring: Lead Researcher

Good Governance Africa (GGA) is an independent nonprofit organisation that works to improve government performance in Africa through research and advocacy. GGA produces two main publications, a bi-monthly journal called Africa in Fact and an annual statistical...

Africa Dialogue with Dr Ola Bello

African Dialogue: The programme discusses current issues pertaining to South Africa and the continent as a whole. The talk show hosts various experts on interesting and important issues affecting Africa and the globe.   Nigerian Independence Nigeria gained its...

Ghana’s cities must be robust and governance friendly

“Young men and women form a group and decide to live in the slums where no one can control their lives. Through our work, I have come across many who come from good homes but have decided to live in a slum so that the family will not control their chosen lifestyles....

Global cities offer lessons to Lagos on dynamic optimisation of transport

Introduction Commuting between mainland Lagos and the central business districts on the island remains a lot more onerous than it should. Long delays on the Third Mainland Bridge during peak periods (what Lagosians refer to as the "rush hours") is both time and energy...

PODCAST: Biznews.com interview with GGA Executive Director Alain Tschudin

Good Governance Africa Executive Director Dr Alain Tschudin discusses the destruction of rural municipalities and the proposed policy of land expropriation without compensation with Biznews.com's Alec Hogg following a presentation by GGA at the Institute of Directors...

Extremisms in Africa – Book launch & Workshop

Introductory Remarks: Extremisms in Africa – Book launch and workshop Excellencies, members of the diplomatic corps, generals, officers and other dignitaries, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, friends; It is my pleasure to welcome you to GGA this...

Megacities: Key drivers of economic performance

Most of sub-Saharan Africa's cities are ill prepared for the rapid and dramatic population increase that will occur by 2035. Julia...

Africa must nudge China towards more sustainable energy investments

Policy recommendations The Africa-China partnership needs escalation to a new sustainability-focused phase in which China prioritises, and Africa demands, proactive management of externalities such as labour, environmental, sustainable energy and other standards. The...

Nigeria should enlist external help to rebuild anti-graft institutions

Policy Recommendations Nigeria should prioritise efforts to: Recruit a respected international official to help de-personalise anti-corruption work, build investigative capacities and inspire new ideas for professional and competent prosecution of corruption cases....

Dilemmas of land reform for the Ramaphosa era

Land issues are being debated intensely and there are a number of interesting new developments: a new presidency of the ANC; a pending Restitution Amendment Act at present invalidated by the Constitutional Court; the High-Level Panel report to parliament; a new...

VIDEO: GGA Executive Director on South Africa’s political transition

Good Governance Africa Executive Director Alain Tschudin discussing the transfer of power from Jacob Zuma to Cyril Ramaphosa with eNCA anchor Cathy Mohlahlana on February 15, 2018.