February 19, 2024

Media Release Civil Society Partners With Epics – Another South Africa First

A wise leader once said, “It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it.” That leader was none other […]
February 15, 2024

Allowing the wealthy to rule us

By: Steven Friedman IF there is one thing South Africa’s politicians prefer to winning votes, it is raising money. Which is why even very limited efforts […]
February 15, 2024

Beyond Language Barriers: Using Media to Facilitate Migrant Participation in Local Politics

By: Sthabiso Mdledle In today’s increasingly diverse societies, ensuring equitable participation in local politics is imperative for fostering inclusive and representative governance. However, one significant barrier […]
February 14, 2024

Why Are We in the Era of Democratic Fatigue Syndrome?

By: Yanga Malotana There is something explosive about an era in which interest in politics grows while faith in politics declines. What does it mean for […]
February 14, 2024

Putting an end to conflicts and Prescriptions for a Peaceful Future: The Role of the International Court of Justice

By: Thelma Nyarhi Established as the judicial organ of the United Nations the International Court of Justice (ICJ) aims to promote international peace and security through […]
February 10, 2024

DDP, SIDP Multi-Stakeholder Meeting

Under the theme “Strengthening strategic partnerships towards promoting inclusive governance and facilitating sustainable community interrelationships”, the DDP’s SIDP project hosted a multi-stakeholder meeting. The meeting was […]
February 9, 2024

Analysis of President Ramaphosa’s SONA 2024 Address: Addressing Key Priorities and Areas of Concern

By: Nyasha Mcbride Mpani I was watching #SONA2024 and listened to Ramaphosa as he delivered it. My main interest was in the 6 priority areas, which […]
February 9, 2024

DDP Talks how Series 2024

Make your vote count! In 2024, our community radio talk shows discussed the impact of  the State of the Nation Address, and other important issues, in […]
February 9, 2024

Will South Africa’s democracy survive 2024 unscathed?

By: Stef Terblanche In a worrying recent article, the Financial Times poses the uncomfortable question: can democracy survive 2024? It notes that a historic number of […]