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  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    But we need to ask how well this plays out in reality. In common with most nominally democratic dispensations, ours provides a necessarily short-term mandate to our representatives. The underlying concept is that if our leaders fail us, we vote them out.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    According to Mrs Karrine Sanders, a team member of the Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DUSSA) implementation delegation, “Researchers should tell their story and need not hold on their findings.”

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    The e-maintenance project was launched by Gauteng’s Department of Infrastructure Development to speed up responses to failures in services.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    This is usually the product of social mobilisation and extra-institutional action, on the one hand, and elite contestation on the other. Both political processes have the net effect of dispersing power within society and this is what enhances citizens' leverage over national political elites.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    The forum was hosted by Arterial Network South Africa – a network of organisations and individuals involved in the African creative sector – and was attended by about 50 people despite the hasty call sent out in order to get submissions in before the department’s 26 July deadline for public comme

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    "Poverty ratios are outcome parameters. Both monitoring and measuring results should not be the job of one organization," said Dash, who headed NSSO till July, 2012.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    For two decades arguments based on a variety of interpretations of what justice and morality may involve have been presented again and again.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    Professor Totolo advised PASA to make population data as easily available as possible to their clients through information technology, which allows population, census and statistics offices to capture data accurately, to cross-tabulate and analyze it flexibly, and to create attractive and readily

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    Just how did a group of 80 like-minded individuals meeting in Oxford in 1993 grow to become an international network of over 28 000 people in 120 countries all with the same mutual goals?

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Between 2003 and 2008, the HSRC published i

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