Inside Government

Let's talk about affordable housing in Cape Town

5 May 2016

Let's talk about affordable housing in Cape Town Read More

What it takes to meet housing targets, despite the odds

19 April 2016

What it takes to meet housing targets, despite the odds Read More

The politics of another Khayelitsha murder

22 March 2016

The politics of another Khayelitsha murder Read More

Centralising contracts won't solve the corruption crisis

16 March 2016

Centralising contracts won't solve the corruption crisis Read More

How collaboration can transform under-performing schools

9 March 2016

How collaboration can transform under-performing schools Read More

Inside Government: How South Africa made 300 years of progress in a week

15 February 2016

Inside Government: How South Africa made 300 years of progress in a week Read More

Inside Government: The criminal threat to broadband for disadvantaged schools

8 February 2016

Inside Government: The criminal threat to broadband for disadvantaged schools Read More

Inside Government: Our budget crisis forces a choice between Salaries & Services

2 February 2016

Inside Government: Our budget crisis forces a choice between Salaries and Services Read More

Inside Government: An ANC election campaign we can’t afford

26 January 2016

Inside Government: An ANC election campaign we can’t afford Read More

Inside Government: The “Unholy Triad” of Gangs, Cops and Elections in the WC

23 November 2015

Inside Government: The “Unholy Triad” of Gangs, Cops and Elections in the Western Cape Read More

Inside Government: The Puzzle of Gangs, Drugs, Police and Politics in the WC

15 October 2015

The Puzzle of Gangs, Drugs, Police and Politics in the Western Cape Read More

Inside Government: Affordable housing: The policy “gap” we need to fill

5 October 2015

On the last Monday of every month, the Mayor of Cape Town and I host a radio call-in show on Heart FM. Its purpose is to allow residents of the City and the Province to speak to us about their service delivery problems. We try, to the best of our... Read More

Inside Government: The endless possibilities of eLearning

14 September 2015

The endless possibilities of eLearning Read More

Inside Government: High Noon in Dunoon

7 September 2015

The challenges of planning for, and managing, education provision in a context of high population migration Read More

Inside Government: In the event of a total blackout

31 August 2015

The stand-out meeting of the past week was the Premier’s Co-ordinating Forum (PCF), a statutory quarterly get-together of the Province’s Mayors and the Western Cape cabinet, at which we discuss issues that require intergovernmental co-operation. We... Read More

Inside Government: Putting the “Go” back in George

24 August 2015

Government is a roller coaster. The highs are as high as the lows are low, and the brief passage between them can be as stomach churning. Read More

Inside Government: The trade-off between clean audits and innovative government

17 August 2015

A regular news items at this time of the year is the Auditor-General’s announcement of provincial audit outcomes.     Read More

Inside Government: An anniversary we don’t want to be celebrating

11 August 2015

On 25 August, it will be exactly a year since Judge Kate O’Regan and Advocate Vusi Pikoli handed me the 500-page report compiled, after months of hearings, which included both written submissions and testimony from over 100 witnesses, in the... Read More

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