September 16, 2021

Conversation on CSO Collaboration: LG Elections- DDP Public Forum

On 15 September, DDP hosted the Civil Society Collaboration Forum. Our guest speakers included Mr Eric Apelgren, Ms Bonolo Makgale and Ms Evashnee Naidu. The Forum […]
September 16, 2021

South Africa chief justice term end next month should the next chief justice be a woman?

By: Norah Msuya, The tenure of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng comes to an end next month; therefore, it is right to think about who should be […]
September 16, 2021

The democrats who dislike majority rule

By: Steven Friedman The people who decide what South Africans can think have grown tired of majority rule. Or, more likely, they never much liked it […]
September 14, 2021

Reconnecting with citizens as a nation-building strategy in South Africa

By: Dr. Adefemi Obalade Since the establishment of the South African state in 1910, there have been several discourses and efforts towards nation building. For instance […]
September 13, 2021

Rebuilding Societal Trust In The State After Looting Mayhem In South Africa

Dr. Nneka Akwu As South Africa struggles with a third wave of COVID-19 infection, looting and violence struck in several parts of the country and the […]
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. […]