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Engagement with the SG on the ANC position towards MPs

29 April 2017 On 18 April 2017, MVC wrote to the ANC Secretary General, Mr Gwede Mantashe, to ask for a clarification of the ANC’s position should ANC MPs vote against President Zuma in the pending motion of no confidence. We received a phone call from Mr Mantashe...

Behind The Scenes

On Wednesday 22nd of March 2017, the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet took the decision to sell the Tafelberg property to the Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School. This is very disappointing for the many civil society organisations and activists that have...

Many Will Be Cashing In On The Polls Leading To 2019

We only have two years before the 2019 national elections, and it is expected that this will be the most contested national elections in South Africa's democratic era. Yet, we still have no idea who is bankrolling SA's political parties. Without legislation governing...

Show and Tell…

It is that time of the year again, when MP's and MEC's declare their interests and the gifts that they have received from the previous year. This exercise is governed by the Executive Members Ethics Act(1998) and 'The Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members’...

#PaidTwitter Raises New Party Funding Concerns

The ANC #PaidTwitter Debacle Has Raised New Party Funding Concerns. The campaign for accountability, transparency, and inclusiveness in politics and elections continues. Read the Huffington Post article that we are quoted in, here:...