October 20, 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 […]
October 18, 2021

DDP Partner Satisfaction Survey

To help us improve our work, please take some time to fill our 2021 satisfaction survey. Please use below electronic link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefWwMtq76K-a5npWUOIZF2DRy0iOvPSbF38Ll7v7F5tnmW5Q/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=mail_form_link   Looking forward […]
October 18, 2021

Local government elections 2021 – a reality check

By: Stef Terblanche South Africa’s municipal elections 2021 – to take place on November 1 – have been labelled “the most unpredictable ever”. And while we […]
October 18, 2021

Resilience, ethical resistance, and whistleblowing in South Africa: coping with consequences

By: Norah Msuya The recent murder of a whistleblower Babita Deokaran, spurred many stakeholders in the country to think about raising awareness on the legal options […]
October 15, 2021

Votes matter -whatever you think of the parties

By: Steven Friedman VOTING matters far more than many who have the vote seem to think. As the local elections approach, we are told on digital […]
October 15, 2021

A comedy of contradictions: the case of the Continental Free Trade Area and the Free Movement of Persons Protocol

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga Two weeks ago, President Ramaphosa relaxed regulations within the country to level 1. This was followed by the Minister of Home Affairs Aaron […]
October 10, 2021

Understanding the role and importance of whistle-blowers in the fight against corruption

By: Dr Adefemi Obalade Whistle-blowers is someone, who sometimes may be an employee, who reveals shady deals such as fraud, illegal activities or abuse of taxpayers’ […]
October 8, 2021

Making COVID-19 Vaccination Mandatory: Challenges in South Africa

By: Dr. Olusola Bodede The fast spread of COVID-19 Delta variant in South Africa led to a third wave of the pandemic. South Africa being a […]
October 8, 2021

Promoting Active Public Participation Towards a Citizen-Centered Government

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction The word “citizen” has an intrinsically political connotation that means a specific kind of association between the citizens and government. Citizens have […]