The Campaign

MVC is hiring!

MVC seeks to appoint a Researcher, based at the MVC offices in Observatory, Cape Town.
This is a 6-month fixed term contract, renewable depending on funding.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Up to R14 000(dependent on qualifications and experience)

To view the full vacancy advertisement, click here.


On 11 August 2016, as part of the Public Protector Ad Hoc Committee interviews, MP Amos Masondo asked Ms Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh, one of the candidates, several questions about the funding of the civil society organisation of which she is the executive director. Here is MVC’s Open Letter to MP Amos Masondo regarding the questions that he posed to Ms Ramjathan-Keogh.

Click here to view the Open Letter to MP Amos Masondo

My Vote Counts launches new court case on private political party funding

On 28 July 2016, MVC held a press briefing to announce that it has applied to the Cape Town High Court for an order to declare that PAIA is invalid and unconstitutional insofar as and to the extent that it fails to make provision for the continuous and systematic recording and disclosure of information regarding the private funding of political parties and independent ward candidates.

The following documents that were made available at the press briefing can be found here:

MVC Press Statement
MVC Press Statement

The Founding Affidavit
MVC Founding Affidavit

Relevant MVC Fact Sheets
MVC Fact sheets