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CT water crisis raises crucial issues of governance

The Cape town water crisis has raised the crucial issue of governance.

Governance expert Prof Mark Swilling, Co-Director of the Stellenbosch Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at the University of Stellenbosch, talks to Stephen Grootes about this complex issue around spheres of government - national, provincial and local levels.

He explains the spheres of government and how they are meant to work together cooperatively.

The Constitution prescribes that the three levels of government are actually spheres - so there isn't a hierarchy - and they are supposed to cooperate with one another.

Prof Mark Swilling, Co-Director of the Stellenbosch Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at the University of Stellenbosch

Take a listen to the analysis below:


This article first appeared on 702 : CT water crisis raises crucial issues of governance


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