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The purpose of the webinar is to show journalists what municipal finance data exists on the dashboard and what stories can be told with this data.

The webinar focused on:

– Understanding municipal finances and accountable local government
– How to tell local government stories with financial data
– Using the SANEF local government dashboard for municipal finance stories
– Practical reporting examples


Example of an article on Municipal finances by GroundUp

Raymond Joseph looks at the process of reporting on finances using the various tools available.


Why we at SANEF are doing this & where to find resources

Izaak Minnaar expands on SANEF’s vision for the elections portal and how journalists may use the tools available.


Where does local government fit in?

Reg Rumney explains the structure of local government and how funds are allocated.