September 30, 2020

Covid-19 and Higher Education in South Africa: A Post-Covid-19 Scenario

By: Maria Lauda Goyayi The novel outbreak of COVID-19 that was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and by January 2020 declared a global […]
September 30, 2020

Political Party Representatives workshop

The DDP hosted an online workshop for political party representatives working in the branch executive structures, and other volunteer structures in communities. This workshop was attend […]
September 29, 2020

The Business of Business is Business: That is the problem

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction I recently participated in a radio debate on what does Lockdown 1 regulations mean for the country’s already flatlined economy. The debate […]
September 28, 2020

COVID-19 Deepens Digital Inequalities in South Africa: How can this be addressed?

By: Lizzy Ofusori As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, global businesses have been shattered; nations have been locked down while education systems have been disrupted. The […]
September 25, 2020

COVID 19 and the working class

By: Bonolo Makgale The national lockdown in South Africa which was initiated due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic has revealed another hidden pandemic amongst us.  […]
September 23, 2020

Unlocking the political will: Towards a universal basic income grant Intended Outcome:

DDP in partnership with BlackSash hosted a Virtual Webinar to unpack following narrative for civil society and the public at large: Unlocking the political will: Towards […]
September 23, 2020

Co-Production in Local Communities

The Democracy Development Program hosted a Webinar on Co-Production in Local Community on the 22nd September 2020. This engagement was delivered by Dr. Dirk Brand an […]
September 22, 2020

Covid-19 And Its Socio-Economic Impacts in South Africa: The Role Of The Government In Sharpening A New Post-Crisis Society

By: Dr. Adebimpe Ofusori COVID-19 originated from China in December 2019 and began to spread to other parts of the world including African countries through the […]
September 22, 2020

Braai or Heritage Day? Reflecting on Social Cohesion and Nation Building 26 years on!

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga South Africa celebrates the 26th edition of Heritage Day on the 24th of September 2020. This is a public holiday in which the […]