Renewed Commitment to Upgrading of Informal Settlements

By |2019-02-27T15:30:22+00:00February 27th, 2019|News, Sustainable Settlements|

Ronald Eglin Government is renewing its commitment to the upgrading of informal settlements.  In his budget vote speech on 20 February 2019, the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni stated that “(f)unding totalling R14.7 billion over the two outer years [202/21 and 2021/22] has been reprioritised to two new conditional grants for informal settlements upgrading [...]

RECRUITING – Programme Officer: Sustainable Settlements

By |2019-02-27T13:43:36+00:00February 27th, 2019|News, Organisational, Sustainable Settlements|

Afesis-corplan is a vibrant, dynamic development NGO situated in East London. We are recognised as pioneers in deepening participatory democracy and good local governance, community development and alternative settlement development approaches since 1992. The broad aim is to support citizens to actively unlock and enhance the state’s potential to deliver responsive services and targeted development initiatives. The [...]

Only 20 percent of Eastern Cape’s “First Time Voters” registered to vote

By |2019-02-06T13:13:40+00:00February 1st, 2019|Follow you vote, Local Governance|

By Zwanga Mukhuthu For the 2019 national and provincial elections, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) had by this week, registered more than 3.3-million voters in the Eastern Cape (IEC-EC, 2019). This figure constitutes all citizens aged 18 and older as per the electoral Act. As per the Census 2011, there [...]