Populism not the answer
Despite the new focus on Africa’s angry youth, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in South Africa, and the Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) are…
December 2014 State of Democracy Debate
Policy Brief 1: an Economic Indaba for South Africa
South Africa’s perfect storm of structural crises South Africa is experiencing a perfect storm of a number of simultaneously deep-rooted structural crises: political, economic…
On youth participation in politics with William Gumede
On Monday 15 September 2014, the world celebrated the 7th International Day of Democracy. In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe…
Why do South Africans vote the way they do? [Part 2]
The panelists continue in answering Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede’s question of why South Africans vote in particular and perhaps predictable ways in 2014.
Why do South Africans vote the way they do? [Part 1]
Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede poses another question to the panelists: In 2014, why do citizens of South Africa vote the way they do?
Can The ANC Reinvent Itself?
Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede poses the question to the panelists: Can the ANC ever reinvent itself?
May 2014 State of Democracy Debate
New Parliament: what it will look like
Despite 400 complaints from opposition parties about alleged irregularities, international observer missions have hailed the Independent Electoral Commission for a “credible, fair, free and…