Conceptualisation of municipal performance and accountability of municipalities in South Africa
The graphs depict Gauteng province population, economic sectors contribution and the local municipalities as well as data interpretation and analysis of the research findings. The integrated performance and accountability framework seeks to clarify how accountability will take place within and by municipalities. The clarity of accountability includes developing delegations of authority, well-documented processes and establish the necessary structures and mechanisms of accountability.
These figures describe lessons from international countries such as China, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana on the local government performance and accountability structures and also provides the conceptualisation of the performance and accountability process of South African municipalities.