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13 March 2024

We the Nation: What’s behind South Africa’s service delivery failures?

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

South Africa`s state has struggled to deliver quality services for all its citizens despite significant public spending. Crime levels are higher than expected because of the level of public spending on police, safety and protection services. What is really behind these service delivery failures?

The HSRC’s Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller participated in a lively discussion on this topic on eNCA’s We the Nation. Hosted by Dan Moyane, Bohler-Muller was joined by a stellar panel of experts, including: Danga Mughogho – South African Cities Network; Thina Nzo – Public Affairs Research Institute; Patrick Kulati – Good Governance Africa; Dumisani Magagula – SAMWU; Paul Smith – Kagiso Trust; Bongani Qankase – PSA; Thapelo Maliko – Local Government Development Forum; Ramatolo Tlotleng – Young Communist League of South Africa; Ruth Troskie – National Business Initiative and Mmabatho Mongae – Good Governance Africa.

Watch the episode:

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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