May 26, 2023

Public Forum – 25 May

In celebration of Africa Day, on 25 May DDP hosted a public forum focusing on Africa’s trajectory on Development, Democracy, and Human Rights. The Africa Day […]
May 23, 2023

Women’s labour rights must be protected. Here’s why:

By: Tyesha Pillay, Since 1994, Worker’s Day is annually celebrated on the 1st of May. This day serves as an opportunity to both reflect on the […]
May 22, 2023

DDP | Inanda FM 2nd Annual Media Summit

On 18 May 2023, Democracy Development Program hosted its 2nd Annual Media Summit with the theme The Role of Media at Times of Political Uncertainty. The […]
May 18, 2023

You are known by the company you keep: Do Pretoria’s shifting foreign relations pose any threat to our democracy?

By: Stef Terblanche The well-known proverb says you will be known by the company you keep. This proverb dramatically came to mind when on 11 May […]
May 16, 2023

Strange Bedfellows: Labour Protests and Populist Political Rhetoric in South Africa

By: Norah Msuya Political protests can be devastating since they can cause economic setbacks and the loss of life. Protests in South Africa are no longer […]
May 15, 2023

African Migrant Workers should access social protection: Here is why

By: Maria Goyayi Social protection is defined as the set of policies and programmes that targets at improving people’s livelihood through enhancing their capacity to manage […]
May 15, 2023

‘Saving’ democracy by shrinking it?

By: Steven Friedman THIS country’s politicians and pundits support democracy – unless they find it inconvenient. We have been reminded of this by some of the […]
May 15, 2023

African Union Celebrates 20 Years since Inception: Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learned

By Nneka Akwu The African Union (AU) is an international organization that was officially established in Durban, South Africa, on July 9, 2002, as a replacement […]
May 12, 2023

Political Parties Workshop: Understanding Coalition Governments in South Africa

The Democracy Development Programme hosted a workshop titled: A Reflection on the State of South African Coalitions: Building for 2024. The workshop aimed to take a […]