March 31, 2021

Protest Free Elections Seminar

Service delivery protests originated during the apartheid era in South Africa as they were used as strategies to express dissatisfaction with the lack of services as […]
March 25, 2021

Civic Education Dialogue- 25 March 2021

Centre for Community Development (CCD) partnership with DDP hosted a Civic Education Dialogue at Umlazi “K” Community Hall. The dialogue was facilitated by Msizi Khumalo, from […]
March 25, 2021

Democracy on the Run

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction As we move towards the end of the first quarter of 2021, the democratic  landscape of the country seems to be unraveling […]
March 23, 2021

Seventeen years of the Pan-African Parliament: taking stock and reimagining its future

By: Bonolo Makgale and Tariro Sekeramayi Introduction Dr John Henrik Clarke once remarked, “History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a […]
March 19, 2021

A non-partisan intelligence service must be integral to our democratic project

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Some of the evidence that has been led at the Zondo Commission extends to allegations of impropriety in our intelligence services. The evidence, […]
March 19, 2021

The current state of play… and the bumpy road to municipal elections

By: Stef Terblanche Needless to say, the past year has brought havoc into our lives, and no less so also in the political life of the […]
March 18, 2021

Why Changing the Electoral System Won’t Change Much

By: Steven Friedman MAKING South African democracy work will take more than tweaking the way in which its citizens vote. Electoral reform – changing the way […]
March 17, 2021

South Africa’s traces of ideology as shadows of development failure

By: Dr. Jason Musyoka South Africa’s democratic transition is well in the rear-view mirror, and managing a dichotomous economy are is no longer foreign. The veracities […]
March 15, 2021

Constitutionalism, Rule of Law and Judiciary in South Africa: Quo Vadis?

By: Norah Msuya The South Africa constitutional democracy and the rule of law have been put under threat recently following the former president Jacob Zuma defiance […]