June 30, 2020

Constitutional Court judgment on independent candidates raises deeper questions about democracy

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Elections are important, but what should be more important is the experience of citizens between and beyond elections. It is the quality of […]
June 26, 2020

Young people need a voice in politics

Dr. Paul Kariuki giving an analysis on the Voice of the Cape: Looking at the participation of young in South African politics. Please click the image […]
June 26, 2020

Placing the Youth in the centre of a Post Covid South Africa

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga June is a special month in South Africa. Not because of the chilly weather in the highveld, the clear blue skies or the […]
June 25, 2020

Possible future effects of COVID19 on democratic processes and policy making

Dr Paul Kariuki : Interview with BBC World Radio on his article: Possible future effects of COVID19 on democratic processes and policy making. Click the image […]
June 22, 2020

Beyond Corona: South Africa and the world after the pandemic

Dr Paul Kariuki: Interview on Khaya FM in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
June 22, 2020

Much Ado about Something: Redesigning South Africa’s electoral landscape?

By: Sanusha Naidu On June 11, 2020, the Constitutional Court, the highest court in the land, ruled that as it stands the electoral act is unconstitutional […]
June 18, 2020

Youth month online dialogue

Dealing with social and inter-generational issues “The struggles of the youth of 1976 compared to the youth of 2020” The Democracy Development Program in partnership with […]
June 17, 2020

SA needs more young people in politics

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki. There is a general sense that traditional politics and representative democracy fails to attract the attention of young people. This is despite […]
June 17, 2020

Covid19 and citizenship in South Africa

By: Steve Friedman Democratic citizenship means holding the government to account – not doing its job. This is always so – but is particularly so in […]