August 26, 2020

Opportunities at SAIIA: Konrad Adenauer Foundation International Affairs Internship: 2021 application

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and SAIIA invite applications for the 2021 internship programme. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), otherwise known as the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, is a German […]
August 26, 2020

Inspiring women and gender equality through research

Thobeka Khubisa is the founder of the Thobeka Khubisa Foundation NPC DDP partner. The Thobeka Khubisa Foundation NPC is a women-only led organization whose vision it […]
August 26, 2020

Fostering youth leadership and advocacy

Nomali Mandy Chili is a member of Ubuhle Bentsha Development Centre An NPO which works to create and implement holistically developing programmes for children, youth and […]
August 26, 2020

Repositioning Local Government Finance Towards Improved Service Delivery

It is a well-known fact that most municipalities in the country have serious financial problems, which inter alia contribute to bad or no service delivery.  The […]
August 24, 2020

No More Shuffling: The Time for Exceptionalism is Putting People First

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction “When the blood in your veins returns to the sea , and the earth in your bones returns to the ground , […]
August 21, 2020

Strategies of Resistance By Women: Then and Now

By: Bonolo Makgale Introduction The late Toni Morrison once remarked that “black women were armed, black women were dangerous and the less money they had the […]
August 20, 2020

Politicians in the ANC and the DA must be loyal to that which is noble about the will of the people

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In April and May this year, the Democratic Alliance (DA) was supposed to hold its Policy Conference and elective congress, both of which […]
August 19, 2020

DDP Webinar on independent Candidacy

The Democracy Development Program hosted a webinar on Independent Candidacy and Its Implications on Political Parties: Concerns, Challenges and Adaptation. This engagement was held on the […]
August 18, 2020

Lessons from the government’s free Covid-19 ride

By: Prof Steven Friedman VOTING rules and the latest governance fads do not make governments account to their citizens – only citizens can do that. South […]