June 29, 2021

Is South Africa heading towards a Brezhnev moment?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Leonid Brezhnev, the leader of the Soviet Union, is lying in state. The year is 1982 – the year in which he died […]
June 28, 2021

Adams Mission Youth Indaba

Adams Mission Community SOS Centre (AMCSC) is an organization based in EThekwini Municipality at Adams Mission. It was established in 2017 by a young Ntuthuko Maphumulo […]
June 26, 2021

Civic Education Dialogue- Local Government Elections

Democracy Development Program hosted a Civic Education dialogue in Umlazi with the youth and citizens of wards: 76, 80 and 88. This dialogue was hosted on […]
June 24, 2021

Finding the Democratic Dividend: At Home or Abroad?

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction In the May edition of the Foreign Affairs magazine, David Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary, and current president and chief of […]
June 23, 2021

Weekly Africa Report

June 21, 2021

The Return of History: Recurring economic recessions, pandemics, and the prospects for post-pandemic economic boom.

By: Jason Musyoka The broad canvas of history bears the texture of periodic disruptions of a global scale, the basis of which human society responds by […]
June 17, 2021

Addressing Youth Apathy Towards Increasing their Participation in Electoral Processes in South Africa.

By: Norah Msuya The Level of youth turnouts in the election has been low compared to other age groups worldwide but, this gap is more significant […]
June 15, 2021

‘A society that cuts itself off from its youth is condemned to bleed to death’

Fostering a healthy political culture that supports active youth political participation begins with a recognition that young people are active shapers of meaningful politics and development […]
June 15, 2021

Being private is never having to say you are sorry

  By: Steven Friedman   IN South Africa’s democracy, accountability is all important – as long as you are in government. Accountability is a key feature […]