August 10, 2023

DDP’s Annual Women’s Conference

On 8 August 2023, DDP hosted its annual Women’s Conference in celebration of South Africa’s Women’s Month. The Conference this year was led by the theme: […]
August 4, 2023

Inclusive Governance in Higher Education and Women Leadership Development in South Africa

By: Stanley Ehiane,  Higher education has grown rapidly in the twenty-first century. Its expansion is a global phenomenon experienced by countries in all regions. Higher education […]
August 1, 2023

Parliamentary Program Newsletter

Parliamentary Program newsletter (1)
July 31, 2023

DDP 2023 Political Summit

On 27 July, the Democracy Development Program hosted the 2023 Political Summit under the theme: “Coalitions: Tracking the fundamental challenges and opportunities ahead of the 2024 […]
July 25, 2023

Breaking Barriers, Sharing Experiences, and Inspiring Change: Kwazulu-Natal Multi-Party Women’s Caucus and Zimbabwe Women Parliamentary Caucus Exchange Visit

By Nyasha Mcbride Mpani and Paul Kariuki The recent exchange visit, facilitated by the Democracy Development Programme (DDP), between the Kwazulu-Natal Multi-Party Women’s Caucus and the […]
July 18, 2023

Who will fill the hole in this country’s party politics?

By: Steven Friedman THE hole in this country’s party politics needs urgent filling. But how that could  happen is far from clear. Party politics would much […]
July 17, 2023

Reclaiming Mandela for the good of our ailing democracy

By: Stef Terblanche With the infant’s vulnerability of a still fairly newly democratised society, South Africa faces what seems like a mountain of problems and challenges. […]
July 17, 2023

Active Citizenship in the Era of political uncertainty: Threats and Mitigation Strategies

By: Dr. Adebimpe Ofusori Active citizenship involves the full participation of members of society in the affairs of their community or country. They comprise of inspirational […]
July 17, 2023

Why Recapturing South Africa’s Institutions of Higher Learning from the Claws of Corruption is Crucial for the Future of the Country

By: Nneka Akwu Corruption, which is the misuse of authority, whether private or public for one’s own advantage or the benefit of others by illegal means poses a […]