March 1, 2021

The Future of Work in South Africa Post COVID-19: What needs to shift in the labour Ecosystem?

By: Lizzy Ofusori The devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the South African economy has been so enormous and overwhelming. These adverse effects started with […]
March 1, 2021

Politics, populism, smoke and mirrors, and elections in the time of Covid-19

By: Stef Terblanche When Julius Malema, that intrepid and fiery young leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) recently arrived in Trumpian style minus his red […]
March 1, 2021

Communications for effective political campaigning.

New digital technologies, including social media, create a new paradigm in political campaigns. Movements powered by social media have toppled governments and helped others to win […]
February 26, 2021

DDP and Migration Project: Journalism Training

DDP and The Migration Project recently partnered with Internews on the Durban leg of their week-long media training workshops for journalists from different parts of South […]
February 25, 2021

DDP Partner Celebrates 10 years of Community Development and Citizen Engagement

Youth Inter-Active known as YIA is, a youth-led community organization working around eThekwini Municipality to empower today’s youth to be future leaders” through dialogues, debate, training, […]
February 23, 2021

How to professionalise local government: The time has come to translate good intentions and ideas into action

What is needed is not merely technical professionalisation, because a highly skilled government is not an end in itself. What is needed is a change of […]
February 22, 2021

Re-visiting the Keynesian state is a pre-requisite for recovering South Africa’s economy

By: Jason Musyoka (Ph.D.) Globally, nation states have started to pick the economic pieces left after the titanic-like crash of the Covid-19 pandemic. Different pharmaceutical companies […]
February 19, 2021

Unpacking the 2021 SoNA

SPECIAL REPORTS This Mail & Guardian webinar was sponsored by the Democracy Development Project (DDP). It featured as speakers Aubrey Matshiqi, Independent Political Analyst; Sanusha Naidu, Foreign Policy […]
February 18, 2021

A false Sense of judicial exceptionalism and unfounded allegations against judges are a danger to the judiciary and the country

By: Aubrey Matshiqi What should reign supreme – political constitutionalism or legal constitutionalism? In a democracy, what should hold sway – the supremacy of the Constitution […]