n Journal of Public Administration - Editorial
|© Publisher:||South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM)|
|Journal||Journal of Public Administration|
|Author||M.J. Mafunisa, B. Xaba and C. Thornhill|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||419 - 420|
|Issue||Special issue 2|
The transformation of the South Africa local government system in the early 1990s witnessed service delivery come to the forefront of key issues confronting local government, hence the adoption of developmental local government approach. Since then municipalities have become a critical partner in the state's obligation to provide a better life for all. However, municipalities in the Republic of South Africa face many challenges. These challenges include the encouragement of the community and community based organisations to participate effectively in local government affairs.
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