Shrinking Civic Space – The albatross around the neck of open governance reform

by Mukelani Dimba In mid-July 2018, more than 2 000 people representing governments, civil society formations, parliaments, multilateral institutions, and business met in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, for the fifth Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit. The summit was billed as an occasion to showcase the latest innovations in making governments more open, accountable... Continue Reading →

amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism – Digging dung, fertilising democracy

amaBhungane (isiZulu for “the dung beetles”) is an independent, non-profit newsroom based in South Africa. Launched in 2010, it develops investigative journalism to promote a free, capable media, and open, accountable and just democracy. amaBhungane develops investigative journalism in the public interest, inter alia by engaging in its best practice, by transferring investigative skills to... Continue Reading →

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