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CLGF in Zimbabwe scoops award!
CLGF has been recognised for the skill and impact of its capacity building work with councils in Zimbabwe. Read More
Making Zimbabwe LG budget consultations more inclusive
CLGF working with the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works in Zimababwe is supporting the 2020 budget consultations in 31 urban rural local authorities. Read More
Local government at the UN General Assembly
Addressing a virtual audience of the United National General Assembly, CLGF Chairperson Rev Mpho Moruakgomo said that local economic development and supporting local livelihoods will be central to our recovery from COVID 19. Read More
Eswatini: two networks for women launched
The active participation of women in local government in Eswatini got a huge boost last week with the launch of, not one, but two important networks. Read More
Lessons from a South Africa poverty alleviation project
One of the key achievements of a poverty reduction initiative in South Africa was the mobilisation of almost 800,000 by a local authority from the private sector. Read More
Reflections on CLGF in Southern Africa
CLGF's Programme Manager for Southern Africa, Ms Nyasha Simbanegavi, looks at the implementation of the regional programme in the time of COVID-19; and how it is contributing to poverty reduction, in line the with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read More
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