September 29, 2020

The Business of Business is Business: That is the problem

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction I recently participated in a radio debate on what does Lockdown 1 regulations mean for the country’s already flatlined economy. The debate […]
September 28, 2020

COVID-19 Deepens Digital Inequalities in South Africa: How can this be addressed?

By: Lizzy Ofusori As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, global businesses have been shattered; nations have been locked down while education systems have been disrupted. The […]
September 25, 2020

COVID 19 and the working class

By: Bonolo Makgale The national lockdown in South Africa which was initiated due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic has revealed another hidden pandemic amongst us.  […]
September 23, 2020

Unlocking the political will: Towards a universal basic income grant Intended Outcome:

DDP in partnership with BlackSash hosted a Virtual Webinar to unpack following narrative for civil society and the public at large: Unlocking the political will: Towards […]
September 23, 2020

Co-Production in Local Communities

The Democracy Development Program hosted a Webinar on Co-Production in Local Community on the 22nd September 2020. This engagement was delivered by Dr. Dirk Brand an […]
September 22, 2020

Covid-19 And Its Socio-Economic Impacts in South Africa: The Role Of The Government In Sharpening A New Post-Crisis Society

By: Dr. Adebimpe Ofusori COVID-19 originated from China in December 2019 and began to spread to other parts of the world including African countries through the […]
September 22, 2020

Braai or Heritage Day? Reflecting on Social Cohesion and Nation Building 26 years on!

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga South Africa celebrates the 26th edition of Heritage Day on the 24th of September 2020. This is a public holiday in which the […]
September 19, 2020

Ramaphosa is right to praise the media but embedded and rogue journalism is not media freedom

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In his latest letter to the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa laments the negative impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the media. What concerns […]
September 17, 2020

The poor and homeless have suffered the most during Covid 19

By: Imraan Buccus There is much talk that we will soon need to be framing our references to societal dynamics as pre-Covid and post-Covid.  Economic uncertainly […]