November 24, 2020

Webinar Series on 20 years of local municipalities

  On 7 December 2020, South Africa will commemorate 20 years since the establishment of a democratic local government. Municipalities are faced with a number of […]
November 24, 2020

What will happen when the Zuma and Magashule matters intersect?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In June 2005, President Thabo Mbeki fired Jacob Zuma as deputy president of the Republic. This was in anticipation of corruption charges being […]
November 20, 2020

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Part 1 This three-part Mail & Guardian webinar series was sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP). The first webinar featured Aubrey Matshiqi, Independent Political Analyst; Kavisha Pillay, […]
November 20, 2020

DDP Annual Report 2020

DDP Annual Report-2020
November 20, 2020

Africa Unite’s Skills Sharing Project

Africa Unite on the 12th of November 2020 hosted a skill sharing session at Mbumbulu South of KZN and DDP was there to offer partner support. […]
November 17, 2020

For whom does the bell toll – Magashule, Ramaphosa or the ANC?

By Stef Terblanche The arrest and first court appearance last week of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule on 21 corruption and fraud charges may have dramatically escalated […]
November 17, 2020

The price of silence:The Costs of National Silence on Covid-19

By: Steven Friedman A VIGOROUS public debate is one of democracy’s most important features. Which is why democratic countries face a huge problem when the debate […]
November 16, 2020

The Proposed Employment Equity Amendment Equality Bill: Political Implications for Economic Transformation in South Africa.

By: Norah Msuya On 21 July 2020, the Employment Equity Amendment Bill was tabled in Parliament. The Bill seeks to amend a number of provisions in […]
November 13, 2020

Why the State posts more challenges than answers in solving South Africa’s socio-economic challenges.

By: Jason Musyoka South Africa is a complex society when viewed from its socio-economic composition and character. It is the most equal country on earth, often […]