June 17, 2020

Covid19 and citizenship in South Africa

By: Steve Friedman Democratic citizenship means holding the government to account – not doing its job. This is always so – but is particularly so in […]
June 16, 2020

The Youth: Their Tasks and Position In Deepening Our Democracy

By: Aubrey Matshiqi I was thirteen when Hector Pieterson was murdered by the apartheid police on 16 June 1976. Ten years later, there was an insurrectionary […]
June 16, 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on South Africa Political Landscape

By: Bonolo Makgale The mountain of complaints which were stacked up against the ANC led government relating to corruption and lack of service delivery in under-resourced […]
June 15, 2020

Post-Covid-19 South Africa: A possibility or myth?

By:  Stef Terblanche. When trying to answer the question in the title, one first has to consider just how wide Covid-19 touched and disrupted what we […]
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 […]