The Journal of Local Government Research and Innovation (JOLGRI) focuses on improving the system of local governance and to proffer local government as the major stakeholder for development in South Africa and the globe.. View our Editorial Team.

Quick links:



Local Government’s Existential Challenge: 25 Years of the White Paper on Local Government (1998–2023)  
Ogochukwu I. Nzewi, Modeni M. Sibanda
29 November 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
27 November 2023

Original Research

Measures that may assist non-performing municipalities in improving their performance  
Lethiwe Nzama, Tankiso M. Moloi, Benjamin Marx
17 November 2023

Original Research

The effectiveness of Section 139 interventions in strengthening municipal accountability in South Africa  
Thabo Khaile
16 November 2023

Original Research

Enhancing municipal councillors’ oversight in local, district, and metropolitan municipalities  
David J. Fourie, Gerrit van der Waldt
06 November 2023

Original Research

Contextualising the factors influencing human resource development in municipalities  
Harlan C.A. Cloete
29 September 2023

Original Research

Municipal amalgamations and the feasibility of economies of scale in local government  
Sabelo Tshabalala, Ashley W. Gunter
07 September 2023

Original Research

Evaluating the implementation of a municipal credit management policy  
Abba W. Masungini, Gauda J. Maseko, Natasha Robbetze
31 July 2023


Corrigendum: Communication and governance in a linguistically diverse human settlement in South Africa  
Sandiso Ngcobo, Bongekile Y.C. Mvuyana
22 May 2023

Original Research

ICT entrepreneurship training and job creation in post-COVID-19 in Ikeja Local government, Lagos State, Nigeria  
Augustine N. Eneanya
27 March 2023
More Latest Articles...
135381 TOTAL

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

Press Release: Online Resource & News Portal - Department of Health, Republic of South Africa

Visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za for up to date information about the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hotline: 0800 029 999 | WhatsApp: 0600-123456  
Posted: 2022-01-27
More Announcements...