Mahlatse Rampedi

Researcher

Mahlatse Rampedi

Mahlatse Rampedi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies/Relations and an Honours degree in Political Studies. He has recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Sociology, with distinction, from the University of Johannesburg with his thesis titled ‘Youth, Political Participation and Protest in South Africa: the Case of Zamdela, Sasolburg’. His particular research interests include youth politics, repertoires of collective action and electoral politics. Mahlatse previously worked as a Research Assistant where he did research on socio-political issues, focusing particularly on the wave of service delivery protests in South Africa.

Publications

Ledger, T. and M. Rampedi (2019) ‘Mind The Gap: Section 139 interventions in theory and in practice’. A PARI report. Johannesburg: Public Affairs Research Institute.

Ledger, T. and M. Rampedi (2019) ‘A critical evaluation of the Local Government Equitable Share (LGES)’. Report prepared for the South African Local Government Association by PARI.

Ledger, T. and M. Rampedi (2018) ‘An analysis of the framework for financial emergencies in municipalities’. Report prepared for the National Treasury and the Development Bank of Southern Africa by PARI.

Rampedi, M. (2017) ‘Youth, protest and political participation: the case of Zamdela’, Journal of African Elections, 16(2): 129–49.

Ledger, T. and Rampedi, M. (2016) ‘Evaluation of The Municipal Audit Support Programme (Masp)’. Report prepared for the South African Local Government Association by PARI.