March 4, 2020

DDP Dialogue Program: Re-imagining youth participation as an informed electorate

The Democracy Development Program has created the Students’ dialogues program as a platform for meaningful engagement among students. It is a space that can be initiated […]
February 28, 2020

Local Government Dialogue: “Count us in on better services”

The Democracy Development Program convened a local government dialogue themed: Count us in on service delivery, the dialogue was held on the 27th of February 2019, […]
February 28, 2020

2ND ANNUAL LINDELANI YOUTH EMPOWERMENT INDABA -Youth Making Local Government Work for people

The Lindelani Youth Forum in partnership with the Democracy Development Program and Africa Unite hosted the 2nd Annual Lindelani Youth Empowerment Indaba on the 27th of […]
February 24, 2020

Cyril must boldly face political conundrums

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki Last year, when newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the Nation address with unmatched enthusiasm, the speech gripped the […]
February 23, 2020

Political tolerance is healthy for a democracy — as are dynamic exchanges

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki Last week’s state of the nation address had its fair share of drama. The EFF  did exactly as it had promised in […]
February 21, 2020

Discussing Political Developments and unpacking #SONA 2020

By: Sthabiso Mdledle The Democracy Development Program hosted a post SONA forum at Elangeni Hotel in Durban on 20 February 2020. This comes after President Cyril […]
February 10, 2020

Unpacking the State of Education in the KZN Province

By: Sthabiso Mdledle As South Africa embarks on a new school year, it is an opportune moment to engage communities, civil society as well as citizens […]
February 5, 2020

Press statement: Public Forum on: The State of Education in KZN

Issued by: DDP | 05 February 2020  The State of Education in KZN South Africa spends a bigger share of its gross domestic product on education […]
January 23, 2020

IDP 2008/09 Integrated Development Plans (IDP)

The Long Term Development Plan has been divided into smaller, five-year draft Integrated Development Plans (IDP’s) that will guide the development of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality so that […]