April 28, 2021

The state of play after 27 years of democracy – what awaits us now?

By: Stef Terblanche In April and in this particular year, South Africa should be celebrating 27 years of democracy; one year of democratic freedom for every […]
April 22, 2021

State must fast track rights at all spheres to ensure no-one is left behind

Leaders must consider the barriers that limit the meaningful co-existence of asylum seekers and refugees and their SA hosts in cities. By: Dr. Paul Kariuki Migration […]
April 21, 2021

Weekly Economic report

    In this week’s world economic report, we look at the following US Senators call on Biden to back India and South Africa on the […]
April 19, 2021

The Covid-19 Crisis: A Year Later

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Writing this article was not easy. Once again, I was forced to doubt and question my sanity. How can it be that truths […]
April 16, 2021

Will South Africa face a second lost decade?

By: Jason Musyoka The lost decade? In January 2019, in Davos, president Ramaphosa claimed that South Africa was emerging from a lost decade. This rhetoric gathered […]
April 15, 2021

Police Brutality and Student Protest in South Africa

By: Maria Goyayi South Africa has a long-standing history of student protests that dates back to the apartheid era with anti-apartheid marches predating democracy. However, even […]
April 15, 2021

The Courts Are Under Siege – But The Core Problem Is Hidden

 By: Steven Friedman FOR the first time since 1994, questions are being asked about the one element of South African democracy on which everyone seemed to […]
April 15, 2021

The ANC voted together with Democratic Alliance to Pass Impeachment Inquiry Against The Public Protector: A ‘Marriage of convenience.’

By: Norah Msuya On Tuesday, 16 March 2021, members of the National Assembly voted for the decision favouring a Parliamentary inquiry looking into the Public Protector’s […]
April 15, 2021

DDP Newsletter: Vol 14- JAN- MAR 2021

View Newsletter here> newsletter_ JAN-MAR 2021