Reza Omar live on eNCA #SONA 2019

          Thank you @eNCA for having Reza Omar as your guest live from #SONA2019. Reza shared insights from the South African Citizens Survey (SACS) data indicating how South Africans are feeling about the problems facing the country today. Watch the interviews here: https://vimeo.com/344030980   https://vimeo.com/343640786   https://vimeo.com/343640963...

Reza Omar live on eNCA #SAelections2019

Reza Omar was live from the IEC Western Cape Results Centre on the 9 and 10 May 2019 with eNCA to speak to the 17% of undecided voters in the Western Cape. #SAElections2019 Watch all five interviews here: First Interview: https://vimeo.com/337464969 Second Interview: https://vimeo.com/337465299 Third Interview: https://vimeo.com/337466586 Fourth Interview: https://vimeo.com/337467018 Fifth Interview: https://vimeo.com/337468251  ...

Failure to win over youth voters could put SA economy at risk

Some 8m youth voters are either unregistered or registered, but unlikely to vote and 700,000 voters are undecided, given their economic concerns. Corruption and expectations that the economy will not improve post-election are keeping the youth on the fence, while undecided voters cite unemployment as...

Young South Africans Chafe Under the Party Mandela Built

Millions of young black voters born after the end of apartheid have known little but poverty and marginalization following years of ANC governance   ALEXANDRA, South Africa—A quarter-century after Nelson Mandela became this nation’s first black president, his African National Congress is struggling to overcome skepticism from...

Over 2 million voters still undecided, say CT-based researchers

Andisiwe Makinana mentions in this TimesLive article that the country's 2.2 million undecided voters will be swayed by political party and political leader preferences, how those parties plan to solve priority issues, and perceptions on who is to blame for the Eskom crisis. The country's 2.2...

It’s the Unemployment, Stupid

South Africa has a depressingly high rate of unemployment, and yet it has hardly featured as an issue in the 2019 election campaigns. This while more than half the country’s young people are unemployed, and probably unemployable, with the only option open to them anti-social...

Zuma’s campaigning will hurt ANC at polls – survey

Eric Naki elaborates in The Citizen on how incorporating Zuma into the ANC’s campaign trail could affect the party at the polls on May 8th. This is according to our latest SACS data which indicates that over 50% of their supporters would be less likely...