March 4, 2022

The state capture inquiry Reports: Implications on Political Cooperation in a Multi-Party Democracy

By: Nneka Akwu In November 2017, after the investigation report into an allegation of state capture by Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, the report indicted Zuma and […]
March 3, 2022

Social compact: How they are meant to work

By: Olusola Bodede Social compact encompasses an elaborate but dynamic cooperation between the society and the government. It involves collective reasoning on how to foster unity […]
March 3, 2022

Parliamentary accountability: why it matters and their challenges in South Africa

By: Adebimpe Ofusori Parliament is the legislative authority of South Africa, endowed with the power to make laws in accordance with the constitution, for the country. […]
March 2, 2022

Promoting the rule of law in a politically polarized environment: why it matters

By: Lizzy Ofusori The United Nations (UN) refers to the Rule of Law as the principle that no one is above the law. English and Stapleton […]
February 28, 2022

DDP Civic Education Dialogue: the prevalence of bullying in South African schools

The prevalence of bullying in South African schools has become a serious concern that requires urgent attention.  Democracy Development Program in partnership with Phakamile Mazibuko Foundation […]
February 28, 2022

DDP civic education dialogue: The importance of Local Government Elections and the impact of the change of government to us as communities.

Stanger is one of the rural areas in the north of KwaZulu Natal under KwaDukuza District Municipality and like any other rural area in South Africa […]
February 28, 2022

Anti-migrant sentiment is not good for democracy in South Africa

By: Tawanda Matema and Paul Kariuki Populist claims that migrants are stealing the jobs of South Africans are simply not true — the numbers speak for […]
February 26, 2022

DDP Civic Education Dialogue

DDP hosted a civic education dialogue in UMlazi Township in partnership with the Center for Community Development (CCD). This dialogue was held on the 24th February […]
February 25, 2022

DDP civic education dialogue: Know Your Councillor

To create vibrant and healthy communities, Councillors need to open the channels of communication between themselves and their constituency so that they can gain insight into […]