Zukiswa Kota is currently a Programme Head at the Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) at Rhodes University. The PSAM promotes social accountability in Africa with a focus on South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi. Zukiswa is the Coordinator of Imali Yethu, a civil society coalition working with the South African National Treasury to develop South Africa’s first online portal for provincial and national budget data, vulekamali. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) and has contributed to various budget and social justice initiatives including the Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) and the Budget Justice Coalition. Zukiswa is passionate about promoting environmental justice and inclusive, open governance in Africa. Twitter handle: @Zukiswa Kota Email: z.kota@ru.ac.za