By Media Institute of Southern Africa
This studies were carried out in 2012, seeks to establish levels of transparency in public institution in Southern Africa. The study in currently in its third year, and findings highlight the difficulties faced by Southern African when trying to seek, access and receive information from public bodies. The research, conducted in six different countries in the region, revealed the lack of openness, transparency and accessibility on the part of public institutions, as well as their reluctance to disclose information proactively or respond to specific requests for public information,although there has been a significant improvement with respect to the use of information communication technologies (ICTs) across the region.
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Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe