About Katlego Mohlabane

Katlego Mohlabane is Outreach and Campaigns coordinator at Grassroot. His experience in civic engagement includes being an activist with the Right 2 Know campaign, developing citizen engagement tools with the Accountability Stack project by Grassroot and Open Up, and coordinating the Recall Campaign calling for legislative change to allow ordinary citizens to remove nonperforming local political leaders. In 2018 he received the Civic Tech 4 Democracy award on behalf of Grassroot in Brussels, Belgium.

Real World Civic Tech Implications of South Africa’s Grassroot Platform

By |2019-06-25T09:34:25+02:00June 25th 2019|basic infrastructure & housing, municipal & climate finance, , , , , , |

Enabling participatory democracy is the goal of South Africa's online platform Grassroot, where community members get together to change their municipalities for the better – with considerable success, as Katlego Mohlabane, outreach and campaigns coordinator at Grassroot, illustrates with examples from Mnandini and Mzondi.

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