MetroMonitor report: March 2024

Ekurhuleni continued to be the crucible for the ANC and EFF’s relationship, which was hanging by a thread. By the Research Team

Political Risk Barometer: November 2022 – March 2024

Political risks have increased across all eight metros in the last eight months as both coalition governments and dominant parties have failed to prioritise transparency and service delivery. By Paul Berkowitz

MetroMonitor report: February 2024

While the ANC and EFF voted against each other in Ekurhuleni and eThekwini, most metros struggled to collect revenue. By the Research Team

MetroMonitor report: December 2023 – January 2024

Chaoc and violence stalked the metros as two MMCs survived assassination attempts and an Ekurhuleni council meeting ended with councillors trading blows. By the Research Team

Mayors in the metros: 1 November 2021 – present

The turnover of mayors and the local government executive has been dizzying. Chaos in metro councils has increased as service delivery failures mount and municipal finances weaken. By Paul Berkowitz

MetroMonitor report November 2023: Two years later nothing has changed

The 2021-2026 local government administration entered its third year with no visible improvement. Fragile coalition governments and worsening service delivery are now the rule and not the exception. By the Research Team

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