August 21, 2019

Community Media Needs to Strengthen Its Relationship with Civil Society and Communities

The Democracy Development Programme held an Inaugural Media Summit aimed at enhancing and strengthening existing relationship between community media, civil society and communities; through long term […]
August 19, 2019

Community media requires independence and sustainability to thrive

By: Sthabiso Mdledle Community media remains one of the forces that is entrusted with the task of keeping communities intact and engaged on many different aspects […]
August 5, 2019

Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

By: Dr Paul Kariuki For 25 years, South Africa’s maturing democracy has experienced its fair share of twists and turns. On what would have been Nelson […]
July 31, 2019

Elections, Electoral Accountability And Youth Participation In Africa

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July 17, 2019

Elections, Electoral Accountability And Youth Participation In Africa

As 24 countries across Africa will be holding elections this year, the Democracy Development Programme in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and My Vote Counts hosted […]
July 17, 2019

Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities

By: Dr Paul Kariuki     The recent auditor general’s 2017-2018 report on the state of municipalities in South Africa is shocking. The extent of poor […]
June 21, 2019

DDP 4TH ANNUAL YOUTH INDABA – NEWSLETTER

Youth Indaba: Tackling Identity, Unemployment And Other Issues Affecting Young People View the Newsletter here >
June 10, 2019

YOUTH ARE AGENTS OF CHANGE IN OUR DEMOCRACY

By Dr Paul Kariuki: Young people are an integral part of our democracy. They are a demographic that is mobilising across society, demanding an opportunity to contribute […]
June 10, 2019

NOW THAT CITIZENS HAVE VOTED, WHAT NEXT? A CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVE

By Dr. Paul Kariuki: The 2019 National and Provincial elections have come and gone. Citizens all over the country came out in their numbers and expressed […]