Reza Omar chats with Bongani Bingwa on Radio 702

Prior to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Medium Term Budget Policy Statement yesterday, Reza Omar was interviewed on Radio 702 where he spoke about  the series of issues Mboweni needed to address in the eyes of South Africans. [audio mp3="https://citizensurveys.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2019.10.30_702_Reza-Omar-interview.mp3"][/audio]...

Reza Omar live on PowerFM 98.7 speaking about the upcoming mini budget speech.

On 28th October, Reza Omar was live on PowerFM’s #POWERBreakfast with Bob Mabena talking about the most pressing problems facing the country today and what South Africans will be expecting Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to address in his mini budget speech scheduled for 30 October 2019. [audio...

Mmusi Maimane was once SA’s most favoured political leader

Palesa Dlamini writes in City Press that, despite having recently resigned from his position in the DA, Mmusi Maimane has enjoyed moments of being the most favoured of all the political leaders in the country. She cites data by Citizen Surveys, “in quarter four of 2016, quarter one of...

South Africans have high expectations for the upcoming mid-term budget speech

Business Report cites the recent South African Citizens Survey (SACS) data in explaining that,  despite President Ramaphosa’s high profile courting of investors to kickstart the economy, South Africans are expecting immediate and tangible feedback on the ANC’s growth plan from Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in his...

More trust in Sars since Kieswetter’s appointment

Sinesipho Schrieber writes that public trust in the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has seen an upsurge under new head Edward Kieswetter, according to research by South African Citizen Surveys. Its research shows that 60% of South Africans in the second quarter have some degree...

Talk Radio 702 interview with Reza Omar

Reza Omar was live on Radio 702 to explain the methodology behind the South African Citizens Survey (SACS) including how and where it’s conducted and analysed. Listen to the interview here:   [audio mp3="https://citizensurveys.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019.08.21_Talk_Radio_702_Reza-Omar-interview.mp3"][/audio]...

Ramaphosa’s positive poll: A signal to act on corruption?

Stephen Grootes explores Cyril Ramaphosa's favorability rating in this Daily Maverick piece.     President Cyril Ramaphosa’s strong 62% approval rating — high for a sitting national leader — is good news for a president under pressure from multiple political opponents. And yet, should he fail to act decisively against...

Small but vocal part of SA is xenophobic

Ernst Mabuza’s TimesLIVE article explains that there is a small - yet highly vocal - minority in South Africa with extreme anti-foreigner sentiment.   This is according to research conducted by Citizen Surveys, which was commenting following a spate of attacks on foreign nationals in some parts...