September 22, 2020

Covid-19 And Its Socio-Economic Impacts in South Africa: The Role Of The Government In Sharpening A New Post-Crisis Society

By: Dr. Adebimpe Ofusori COVID-19 originated from China in December 2019 and began to spread to other parts of the world including African countries through the […]
September 22, 2020

Braai or Heritage Day? Reflecting on Social Cohesion and Nation Building 26 years on!

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga South Africa celebrates the 26th edition of Heritage Day on the 24th of September 2020. This is a public holiday in which the […]
September 19, 2020

Ramaphosa is right to praise the media but embedded and rogue journalism is not media freedom

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In his latest letter to the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa laments the negative impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the media. What concerns […]
September 17, 2020

The poor and homeless have suffered the most during Covid 19

By: Imraan Buccus There is much talk that we will soon need to be framing our references to societal dynamics as pre-Covid and post-Covid.  Economic uncertainly […]
September 17, 2020

Coping With Covid-19: surviving, striving and thriving: women resilience in navigating covid-19 challenges

By: Dr. Adebimpe Esther Ofusori   COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on the health and well-being of many in South Africa. As at the time […]
September 17, 2020

Civil Society Response to the Auditor General 2018/19 Report.

The Democracy Development Program hosted a Virtual Webinar in partnership with Afesis-Corplan. This engagement unpacked the contents of the Auditor General’s 2018/19 Report and was held […]
September 16, 2020

Comparing the economic impact of the 2008 global recession and Covid-19 on South Africa and finding new pathways for recovery.

By: Jason Musyoka There are ongoing conversations on how the economic impact of Covid-19 compare`s with the 2008 global recession. From the beginning of the Covid-19 […]
September 16, 2020

Corruption, factional battles will change the ANC and the overall political landscape

By: Stef Terblanche The governing African National Congress (ANC) is now firmly established as the political party in South Africa most associated with corruption. After all, […]
September 15, 2020

Out Of Africa: South Africa’s Covid-19 Response Ignores The Rest Of The Continent

  By: Steven Friedman In global Covid-19 statistics, South Africa is in Africa. In the minds of the government, its scientific advisors and much of the […]