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 […]
August 17, 2020

Why South Africa’s black middle-class matters in the Covid-19 milieu

By: Dr. Jason Musyoka The limits of economic activities imposed by the South African government has taken toll not just on businesses, but also on households. […]
August 17, 2020

Covid corruption will alter our electoral politics

By: Imraan Buccus It came as no surprise, since we are in a pandemic, that the government introduced relaxed emergency public procurement measures for personal protective […]
August 14, 2020

Are South Africans giving up on democracy?

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) today hosted a webinar on the state of democracy in South Africa. Nearly a generation has passed since South […]
August 13, 2020

South Africans increasingly think their vote makes no difference – IJR survey

By: Karabo Mafolo The South African Reconciliation Barometer 2019 survey found that while more South Africans are losing trust in the electoral system, they are more […]
August 12, 2020

The Zondo Commission: An unutilized political strategic tool in President Ramaphosa’s State and ANC reforms arsenal

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga Introduction August 21, 2020 marks exactly two years since the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture (Zondo Commission), commenced its seating in Parktown, […]
August 10, 2020

Coping with Covid-19: Surviving, striving and thriving: Women resilience in navigating covid-19 challenges

By: Dr Adebimpe Esther Ofusori COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on the health and well-being of many in South Africa. As at the time of […]
August 5, 2020

Online teaching and student assessment in institutions of higher learning in South Africa: Challenges and Lessons

By: Lizzy Ofusori The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has led to the closing down of schools and higher institutions of learning across the globe. The […]
August 5, 2020

DDP MID-TERM REPORT 2020

08_01_20_ Mid-term Report 2020 (1)