July 18, 2022

DDP 4th Annual political summit: Crisis in political participation

Concerns over declining levels of political participation, particularly in traditional activities such as voting and political party membership, have led many to argue that political apathy […]
July 15, 2022

Our public debate looks healthy – until you look again

By: Steven Friedman AT first glance, this country’s public debate is a democrat’s dream. On closer inspection, it looks more like a nightmare. South Africa’s debate […]
July 15, 2022

The Executive and the Crisis of Political Accountability in South Africa

By Norah Hashim Msuya After almost three decades of democracy, South Africa faces multiple crises. The government has largely gone from crisis to crisis without fundamentally […]
July 15, 2022

Weekly Africa Report -13 July 2022

July 14, 2022

DDP &IEC Youth Summit: Exploring #YouthVoteMatters

In celebrating Youth Month 2022, the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) took up the slogan #YouthVoteMatters to anchor its resolve to bring in young people […]
July 13, 2022

OSF-SA Project Radio Engagement: Youth and Electoral Participation and Accountability in the post-covid Era

Theme: Youth and Electoral Participation and Accountability in the post-covid Era Project Objectives To enhance youth political activism and participation in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal To […]
July 11, 2022

Youth activism and gender-based activism in South Africa: why it matters

By: Adefemi Obalade Activism is one of the ways through which young people express their feelings, impede and interfere in social, political, economic and environmental reform in […]
July 8, 2022

DDP Mid-Term Report 2022

Mid-term Report 2022
July 8, 2022

Why the Stability of the Judiciary Matters in Defending the Rule of Law in South Africa

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction The Republic of South Africa comprises three arms of government: the Judiciary, the Legislature, and the Executive, each of which has separate […]