The Governance Report

COP26: Evaluating its outcomes from an African perspective

COP26: Evaluating its outcomes from an African perspective

On 12 November 2021, the United Nations 26th Annual Climate Summit (COP26) concluded in Glasgow with a series of new commitments and pledges signed to address the global climate crisis. Despite this, Africa, the continent most affected by climate change, failed to...

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Expert Analysis

Statement on the passing of former apartheid president FW de Klerk

Statement on the passing of former apartheid president FW de Klerk

GGA would like to extend its condolences to the family of former State President FW de Klerk, who passed away at the age of 85 on Thursday, 11 November 2021.

De Klerk served as president of the Republic of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 before leading the apartheid government into negotiations with the exiled African National Congress in the transition to a constitutional democracy.

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Getting back the elusive youth vote

Getting back the elusive youth vote

There are many contestations over the definition and constitution of ‘youth’. In South Africa, according to the recent National Youth Policy, those...

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Statement on the passing of former apartheid president FW de Klerk

Statement on the passing of former apartheid president FW de Klerk

GGA would like to extend its condolences to the family of former State President FW de Klerk, who passed away at the age of 85 on Thursday, 11 November 2021.

De Klerk served as president of the Republic of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 before leading the apartheid government into negotiations with the exiled African National Congress in the transition to a constitutional democracy.

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Getting back the elusive youth vote

Getting back the elusive youth vote

There are many contestations over the definition and constitution of ‘youth’. In South Africa, according to the recent National Youth Policy, those...

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Covid-19

Here you’ll find up-to-date Covid-19 stats provided by the WHO COVID-19 DASHBOARD and in-depth reporting on the governance around Covid-19

MOZAMBIQUE INSURGENCY

The deep roots of the Cabo Delgado conflict

The deep roots of the Cabo Delgado conflict

MULTIMEDIA STORY The present conflict in northern Mozambique, in the region of Cabo Delgado, has its roots partly in ethnic tensions that were exacerbated by clashing loyalties during the war of independence and the subsequent actions of the liberation party, FRELIMO....

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Election Tracker

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Monday is voting day in South Africa's local government elections. If you're still thinking about where to place your X, take a moment to better inform yourself about your municipality with GGA's Governance Performance Index (GPI), which measures how well, or poorly,...

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Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Elections 2021: How does your municipality rank?

Monday is voting day in South Africa's local government elections. If you're still thinking about where to place your X, take a moment to better inform yourself about your municipality with GGA's Governance Performance Index (GPI), which measures how well, or poorly,...

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