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 […]
March 15, 2021

Covid-19, Rule of Law and Human Rights in South Africa

By: Maria Goyayi The COVID-19 pandemic is a disruptive moment in our time. The pandemic has shaken the very foundations of our societies, exposing the inequalities […]
March 14, 2021

Civic Education Dialogue- 13 March 2021: Pavilion Hotel

The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Partner facilitator hosted a Youth Dialogue with the youth of different communities. This dialogue was guided by this […]
March 11, 2021

Vacancy Announcement:

Position: Data Collector Employment time: Short term contract Availability: Immediately Project area : Umlazi, KwaMashu, KwaMakhutha, Isipingo, Sydenham DDP’s project titled, Strengthening CSOs Intervention Capacities for […]
March 3, 2021

Weekly Africa Report

  In this week’s Africa report, we look at the following: -South African private army accused of atrocities in Mozambique -Zimbabwe’s second vice president resigns over […]