March 13, 2024

CAD-Inception workshop

DDP hosted an inception workshop under the Promoting Electoral Integrity by Civil Society” project; this workshop was held on 12 March at the DDP House in […]
March 8, 2024

Engaging the Community: A Dialogue on Elections, Human Rights, and Governance

The Democracy Development Program (DDP) hosted a community dialogue under the support of the Social Justice initiative, focusing on the critical intersections of Elections, Human Rights, […]
March 7, 2024

Political sloganeering: implications on voter behavior and electoral politics

By: Stanley Ehiane Whether in industrialized or developing countries, the form, philosophy, aims, and institutionalization of political parties all have a substantial influence on how well […]
March 6, 2024

Cadre deployment: a political and administrative conundrum

By: Stef Terblanche There has been a lot of to and fro, claims and counterclaims in the media following the recent court case won by the […]
March 1, 2024

The importance of safeguarding our democracy

By: Bongiwe Khumalo, This year, South Africa will be celebrating 30 years of freedom from a terrible political dispensation that limited the rights of citizens and […]
March 1, 2024

South Africa facing a fiscal cliff: implications for socioeconomic development in 2024

By: Lizzy Ofusori The term “fiscal cliff” refers to a situation where a government faces a significant drop in revenue combined with increased expenditure, leading to […]
February 29, 2024

30 years democracy in South Africa: Lessons learned, challenges and opportunities.

By: Adebimpe Esther Ofusori South Africa’s journey toward democracy began in the early 1990s with the end of apartheid era. This era marked a significant shift […]
February 28, 2024

Empowering Women: Building Gender-Sensitive Communities for Strong Leadership – uBuhlebezwe Local Municipality

The Democracy Development Program, in collaboration with the uBuhlebezwe Local Municipality, recently organized a pivotal dialogue to empower women in the uBuhlebezwe community. Held on February […]
February 19, 2024

Launch of the DDP EPICS Project

Establishing the Electoral Participation Integrity by Civil Society (EPICS) program by the Democracy Development Program (DDP) marks a significant milestone in pursuing free and fair elections […]