Group calls for political funding transparency

My Vote Counts has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa asking him to prevent further delays in the implementation of the Political Party Funding Act. Courtesy of #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - My Vote Counts has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa asking him to prevent further delays in the implementation of the Political Party Funding Act.

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The Act was signed into law in January.

The organisation says disclosing party funders is essential for transparency.

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Zahira Grimwood from My Vote Counts stated some political parties have complained the Act would hamper their funding efforts.

Grimwood said the Act would help to even the playing field for smaller parties.

Source
eNCA