Transparency, participation, accountability and integrity is vital for good governance and a pilot project called Leaders in Local Government for Transparency and Integrity in Service Delivery in Africa was set-up with the aim of strengthening local governments to combat corruption in service delivery. The joint initiative was launched on April 4, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya with two subnational governments, Walvis Bay Municipal Council and Kabarole District in Uganda.
The pilot phase aims to introduce the methodology and systems that will help local governments detect integrity Watch video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQKpFQ9lBAc
Transparency International – Kenya worked with the two identified districts to share best practice and support the introduction of systems to help reduce corruption. The measurable impact of the project will be presented in a report at Africities in 2018, Marrakech, Morocco. The project hopes to garner support from other subnational and local governments across the continent who need support to combat corruption in service delivery.