October 15, 2020

The divine right of scientists?

By: Steven Friedman, SOUTH AFRICA’s debate is often loud. It also prides itself on giving a hard time to anyone in authority. But it becomes soft-spoken […]
October 9, 2020

Local government revamp needed for district development model to work

A transformative form of politics and public participation could help cut the number of service-delivery protests By: Dr. Paul Kariuki SA’s local government sector has struggled […]
October 8, 2020

Ramaphosa launches public complaints office to tackle Government service delivery lags

  Government will launch an office to deal with complaints of deliberate delays of processes by officials. This was announced by president Ramaphosa. The president raised […]
October 6, 2020

Implication of corruption on economic growth in South Africa

By: Adebimpe Ofusori The word corruption is coined from the Latin word “corruptus,” which connotes “corrupted”. Legally, it is referred to as abuse of a trusted […]
October 5, 2020

Pathways to reform South Africa

This Mail & Guardian webinar was sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP).  Speakers included Aubrey Mashiqi, independent political analyst; Busi Sibeko, economist and researcher at the Institute for […]
October 5, 2020

Social distancing and COVID-19 crisis: What’s working, what isn’t and how to fix it

By: Lizzy Oluwatoyin Ofusori COVID-19 outbreak has confronted nations with unprecedented challenges to both their health system and their economies. A significant strategic response adopted by […]
October 2, 2020

COVID-19 and Its Implications on Migration Management in South Africa

By: Maria Lauda Goyayi South Africa has a long-standing history of migration flow, including the Bantu-speaking settlers in pre-colonial times, then the immigrants from Europe, India […]
October 1, 2020

Youth Representation Online Dialogue

The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Lindelani Youth Forum hosted an online dialogue via WhatsApp to unpack the narrative of youth representation in politics […]
September 30, 2020

Covid-19 and Higher Education in South Africa: A Post-Covid-19 Scenario

By: Maria Lauda Goyayi The novel outbreak of COVID-19 that was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and by January 2020 declared a global […]