May 3, 2021

Election Observer Orientation

The Democracy Development Program conducted an election observer training.  Election observers play a crucial role in ensuring that the elections are transparent, free, and fair and […]
May 3, 2021

Human Rights and COVID-19 Vaccines in South Africa

By: Maria Goyayi As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic takes a new and very promising turn with the presence of vaccines, major concerns amongst which […]
April 30, 2021

Civic Education Dialogue: Local Government Elections

Civic Education optimally educates, equips, and nurtures the communities for active citizenship in a democratic SA. The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Centre For […]
April 30, 2021

Elections Roundtable: On Electoral Accountability, Reform and Voter Turnout

Electoral debates have continued over the years. These discussions have been reintroduced through the Democratic Alliance’s Private Members Bill, the High-Level Panel on the Assessment of […]
April 29, 2021

Civil Society Briefing on the 2021 Local Government Elections

Elections had to take place within 90 days of the expiry of the current term. The earliest possible date for Local Government Elections (LGE) 2021 would […]
April 28, 2021

The state of play after 27 years of democracy – what awaits us now?

By: Stef Terblanche In April and in this particular year, South Africa should be celebrating 27 years of democracy; one year of democratic freedom for every […]
April 22, 2021

State must fast track rights at all spheres to ensure no-one is left behind

Leaders must consider the barriers that limit the meaningful co-existence of asylum seekers and refugees and their SA hosts in cities. By: Dr. Paul Kariuki Migration […]
April 21, 2021

Weekly Economic report

    In this week’s world economic report, we look at the following US Senators call on Biden to back India and South Africa on the […]
April 19, 2021

The Covid-19 Crisis: A Year Later

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Writing this article was not easy. Once again, I was forced to doubt and question my sanity. How can it be that truths […]