June 15, 2020

Shades of capitalism in South Africa’s response to Covid-19

By: Jason Musyoka (Ph. D) So far in this century, the 2007-2008 global economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed our society in fundamental ways. […]
June 15, 2020

Covid 19 – progressive forces will need to rise to the challenge of addressing unemployment

By: Imraan Buccus Unemployment is among South Africa’s most serious challenges. Youth unemployment  is a bloodbath with close to 60% of South Africa’s young people unemployed. […]
June 8, 2020

Media Summit 2020: Developmental Journalism that influences political accountability

Call for Papers: The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Durban University of Technology’s Journalism Department intends to host a Media Summit towards activating citizens […]
June 4, 2020

DDP Newsletter: Vol-13 APR -JUN 2020

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June 4, 2020

Democracy and Covid-19: Time to recalibrate our democratic options?

By Aubrey Matshiqi As I indicated in the last article, the author George Orwell, once warned that the fact that one lives in a democracy does […]
May 28, 2020

Youth and Africa Day Online Dialogue

Dialogue theme: The role of the youth in creating common African unity and identity politically, economically and socially (Agenda 2063) Africa Day is intended to celebrate […]
May 28, 2020

Shark Dwellers Movement on call for Covid19

Abahlali baseMjondolo (ABM) is a Shack dwellers movement that acts against evictions, and their mission is to improve the lives and living conditions of shack dwellers […]
May 25, 2020

The citizens perspective: The people versus Covid-19 pandemic

By : Mbalenhle.N.F Mkhize  It is no secret that the coronavirus has affected everybody in South Africa and the world in general, but the fact remains […]
May 20, 2020


In keeping with our mission of enhancing citizens political education, the DDP has invited various renowned political analysts and commentators, to author opinion pieces on a […]