November 27, 2020

Tsakani Maluleke has a very tough job ahead, but she’s up to the task

The incoming auditor-general will need to make bold moves early in her term to stem corruption and other forms of maladministration By: Dr. Paul Kariuki President […]
November 25, 2020

The Year that was – What does 2021 Have in Store for Us?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Indubitably, 2020 will be remembered for the public health crisis and the social and economic devastation that was wrought by the coronavirus COVID-19. […]
November 25, 2020

Young and Free? The vulnerability of young people in a COVID-19 South Africa

By: Bonolo Makgale   Introduction: “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its […]
November 24, 2020

Webinar Series on 20 years of local municipalities

  On 7 December 2020, South Africa will commemorate 20 years since the establishment of a democratic local government. Municipalities are faced with a number of […]
November 24, 2020

What will happen when the Zuma and Magashule matters intersect?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In June 2005, President Thabo Mbeki fired Jacob Zuma as deputy president of the Republic. This was in anticipation of corruption charges being […]
November 20, 2020

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Part 1 This three-part Mail & Guardian webinar series was sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP). The first webinar featured Aubrey Matshiqi, Independent Political Analyst; Kavisha Pillay, […]
November 20, 2020

DDP Annual Report 2020

DDP Annual Report-2020
November 20, 2020

Africa Unite’s Skills Sharing Project

Africa Unite on the 12th of November 2020 hosted a skill sharing session at Mbumbulu South of KZN and DDP was there to offer partner support. […]
November 17, 2020

For whom does the bell toll – Magashule, Ramaphosa or the ANC?

By Stef Terblanche The arrest and first court appearance last week of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule on 21 corruption and fraud charges may have dramatically escalated […]