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 […]
February 25, 2022

DDP Civic Education Dialogue: Lead(H)ership: Amplifying girls’ voices”

As an organisation that focuses on the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women, the Thobeka Khubisa Foundation hosted a dialogue with the Democracy Development Programme […]
February 24, 2022

DDP #SONA2022 Forum

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to the Joint Sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces on […]
February 22, 2022

Zondo Commission report just the beginning of restoring trust in SA democracy

By: Yanga Malotana It is imperative, now more than ever, for South Africa’s representative democracy to be fruitful and to uphold the democratic tenet of accountability, […]