May 30, 2022

The Role of Parliament in Fostering Workers Rights in South Africa Post- Covid 19

“Workers’ rights should be a central focus of development”- Joseph Stiglitz By: Nyasha Mcbride Mpani Introduction The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on various facets […]
May 26, 2022

Is Democracy the Problem? Or has its Inception of Liberal Democracy reached an Inflection Point?

By: Sanusha Naidu I was recently invited to reflect on President Joe Biden’s Democracy Summit that took place in  December 2021. As I was preparing my […]
May 25, 2022

Africa Report 25 May 2022

May 25, 2022

DDP & IEC Thought leadership session- Ugu District Municipality

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in partnership with the  Democracy Development Program (DDP) and the Outreach Unit of the IEC, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) hosted […]
May 23, 2022

Women, Democracy and Leadership Dialogue- Msunduzi Municipality

The Democracy Development Program convened a dialogue with women at Msunduzi Municipality and surrounding areas. This dialogue was guided by the theme: Enhancing Active Participation and Gender […]
May 23, 2022

Mkhambathini Youth Dialogue

Youth, Democracy and Elections: Promoting youth political participation and engagement: reclaiming a youth-friendly democracy The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Open Society Foundation SA and […]
May 20, 2022

District Development Model workshop

The DDP hosted a 2 day District Development Model workshop for civil society practitioners, political parties and ordinary citizens at Elangeni Hotel on the 17-18 May […]
May 19, 2022

Africa Report 18 May 2022

May 18, 2022

Why workers’ rights in post-pandemic need to be protected.

By: Norah Msuya The Covid 19 Pandemic has placed many fundamental rights of workers at greater risk as South Africa faces increases in poverty, inequality and […]