The Governance Report

Unpacking malfeasance in South Africa’s municipalities

Unpacking malfeasance in South Africa’s municipalities

The impact of municipal maladministration and corruption on SA's local government elections In a briefing to the parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General on the 22 June 2021, Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani...

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Expert Analysis

Zimbabwe’s ill-equipped health infrastructure

Zimbabwe’s ill-equipped health infrastructure

Despite Zimbabwe’s crumbling public health infrastructure, former health minister Obadiah Moyo told journalists in Harare on 2 May, 18 days before the country recorded its first Covid-19 case, that the southern African nation was ready to handle the global pandemic.

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COVID-19: When a governor believes it’s a hoax and ordinary flu

COVID-19: When a governor believes it’s a hoax and ordinary flu

As of 25 May this year, a total of 8,068 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in 34 of Nigeria’s 36 states, as well as in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Only two states had no officially recorded cases at the time: Kogi State in the country’s middle belt region and Cross River State in the south.

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Cameroon fights coronavirus with an ‘absent’ president

Cameroon fights coronavirus with an ‘absent’ president

Last Tuesday, President Paul Biya emerged from wherever he was to talk to his people in a televised address broadcast over state media. It was the first time in two months Biya was speaking on the coronavirus, even as it had killed some 140 of his compatriots.

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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

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