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Moving towardspeople’s power - Democracy in place

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The administrator’s relationship with the RSCs was as dominant as the relationship of the Bantu administration boards to the black local authorities. [...] These included the provision of democratic and accountable government for local communities; the provision of basic services; the promotion of social and economic development; and the encourage- ment of community involvement. [...] The main challenge for the democratisation process is how to sustain and enhance the democratic gains achieved since 1994 so the people not only participate adequately in gover- nance, but also collectively and individually assume responsibility for the improvement of the quality of their lives on a progressive basis. [...] The space created Moving towardspeople’s power The main challenge for the democratisation process is how to sustain and enhance the democratic gains achieved since 1994 so the people not only participate adequately in governance, but also collectively and individually assume responsibility for the improvement of the quality of their lives on a progressive basis BRIAN NAKEDI Ward committees were th. [...] Initially the demarcation process threatened to result in the centralisation of power at the local level, with the government receding further from the people.

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