May 8, 2023

Fostering Fair Labour migration governance in South Africa: policy implications

By: Stanley Ehiane, The complexity and diversity of the migration narrative have recently escalated in both speed and direction due to the myriad economic, environmental, and […]
May 8, 2023

The Role of the Civil Society in Promoting Migrant-friendly Labour Rights in South Africa

By: Lizzy Ofusori According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), developing countries are more likely to experience irregular migration. On average, it is projected to […]
May 2, 2023

We’ve come far as a nation, but there are threats to our democracy

This Freedom Day, we celebrated 29 years of freedom from a terrible political dispensation that limited the rights of citizens and their privileges. As Freedom Month […]
April 29, 2023

We’ve come far as a nation, but there are threats to our democracy

In recent years, our nation has experienced tremendous “political events” that have shaken our democracy to its core. The reality is we are still deeply divided […]
April 28, 2023

Freedom Day: A tale of Haves and Have Nots.

“The truth is that we are not yet free; we have merely achieved the freedom to be free, the right not to be oppressed. We have […]
April 21, 2023

Unpacking Democracy Public Forum – 20 April

On 20 April 2023, DDP hosted the Unpacking Democracy in South Africa public forum. The event was convened to provide space for those in the civic, […]
April 18, 2023

Can South African democracy survive its media?

By: Steven Friedman, DEMOCRACY, we all know, cannot survive without free media. But can it get by with a media unable and unwilling to inform citizens? […]
April 17, 2023

Whistle-blowers have human rights too and the role of civil society

By: Norah Msuya, As we celebrated Human Rights Day last month, it is sufficient to reflect on Whistleblowers’ rights as they reveal misconduct at significant personal […]
April 17, 2023

The implications of political protests on human rights promotion in South Africa

By: Maria Goyayi The right to protest, demonstrate, and picket, is a fundamental right toward accountability that forms the tenets of South Africa’s constitutional democracy. The […]