September 13, 2021

Building a socially cohesive society in a deeply divided and economically unequal society

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction A socially cohesive society is a community which advances in the direction of caring for the welfare of everyone within the society, […]
September 10, 2021

Msizi Khumalo: DDP Associate Facilitator

Working with Communities in Umlazi Township, Durban South, and surroundings Msizi Khumalo is an Executive Director and Civic Educator for the Centre for Community Development (CCD) […]
September 9, 2021

Strategies for strengthening social cohesion in a Pandemic

By: Olusola Bodede Social cohesion can be defined as citizens or people living together with all their differences in a society. More than twenty-five years since […]
September 9, 2021

A broken system cannot protect those who try to fix it

By: Stef Terblanche Runaway corruption in South Africa and its close associates like murder, constitute the scourge that permeates almost everything in this country these days. […]
September 9, 2021

Women in Political spaces: Saroj Govender

Sarojini Govender is an Activist who is involved in many organizations in the eThekwini region. Govender became an activist from a young age at 18 years […]
September 3, 2021

Portfolio on Co-Operative Governance & Traditional Affairs (COGTA)

 Briefing by the Department of COGTA and MEC on the status of boreholes, report on beneficiaries of EPWP and on 1st Quarter Report 2021/22 (Financial and […]
September 1, 2021

Weekly Africa Report with Dr Paul Kariuk

August 30, 2021

Women, politics and leadership: Empowering towards an equitable future – webinar

This Mail & Guardian webinar was hosted by the Mail & Guardian and sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP). It featured as its speakers: Professor Mpilo Pearl Sithole, a […]
August 30, 2021

The Trajectory of South Africa’s Opposition Party Politics

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction The release of the recent Afrobarometer survey results examining trust in South Africa’s institutions and political parties reinforces perceptions by the public […]