June 9, 2023

Youth, Youth Formations and Participatory Democracy in South Africa -Exploring The Dynamics

Youth formations and Student formations have always been at the center of youth participation in the South African struggle both in Apartheid and Democratic governments. Their […]
June 7, 2023

Youth Unemployment in South Africa Can Be Reduced: Pragmatic Policy Possibilities

By: Nneka Akwu, On a global scale, youth unemployment is a significant socioeconomic development issue, and it poses a threat to national development since it has […]
June 6, 2023

The role of the National Assembly in promoting and domesticating the African Union’s development agenda in South Africa

By Nyasha Mcbride Mpani Introduction and Background: The African Union (AU) has been instrumental in fostering continental integration and development since its establishment 20 years ago. […]
June 5, 2023

The rising cost of living impacts youth employment in South Africa. Here’s How

By: Adebimpe Ofusori The rate of unemployment among the youths in South Africa has been extremely high over the years that it is referred to as […]
June 4, 2023

Social entrepreneurship can reduce youth unemployment in South Africa: Here’s how

By: Lizzy Ofusori Youth unemployment is a critical challenge faced by most South Africans. Many young South Africans struggle with unemployment, poverty, and inequality, and most […]
June 2, 2023

Informal Economy Can Create Jobs for the Unemployed Youth in South Africa: Here is how

By: Maria Goyayi The ever-increasing unemployment rates, especially among the youth have proven to be a persisting crisis in South Africa. While unemployment remains a crisis […]
June 2, 2023

The role of labour movements in consolidating democracy and development

By Derek Davey ‘We don’t have to lose jobs to breathe clean air’ There is a huge amount of work that lies ahead for labour, considering the […]
May 31, 2023

May 2023 Newsletter

News letter may 2023
May 28, 2023

Understanding South African Voters

The Democracy Development Programme  hosted a workshop titled: A Reflection on the Nature of electoral participation, and Interrogation of the Typical South African Voter and their […]