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Newzroom Afrika

Front Page News on Newzroom Afrika have a look at what is making headlines. Ahead of SONA 2020 they review an article in the Citizen newspaper which discusses data from Citizen Survey around the popularity of political leaders. https://vimeo.com/391155527...

SONA 2020: Ramaphosa urged to make a plan in SA’s best interest

Cape Argus states SA citizens consider the most pressing problems, according to SA Citizens Survey (Sacs), unemployment, crime and corruption remain the most pressing problems. Expropriation of land without compensation, continuing power cuts, National Health Insurance and job losses are some of the issue’s opposition...

THE JANE DUTTON HOUR – RAMAPHOSA DROPPED 1% SINCE 2019

According to the South African Citizens survey, 64% of South Africans believe President Cyril Ramaphosa is doing a good job. Citizen Surveys’ strategic research director, Reza Omar explains the data that shows Ramaphosa has retained his title as South Africa’s most favoured politician.   Watch the full...

Please tell your citizens where South Africa is going, Mister President

Edward West from Business Report indicates that the annual State-of-the-Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday, will be critical to addressing growing concern among investors, business and ordinary people about the stagnant economy, worsening unemployment and crime, grinding poverty and the crisis at Eskom. To read the full...

Ramaphosa vs Steenhuisen vs Malema: How ‘well-liked’ is each leader?

Tom Head of The South African packs out the assessed popularity of party leaders Cyril Ramaphosa (ANC), John Steenhuisen (DA) and Julius Malema (EFF), according to a batch of data collected by Citizen Surveys. Reza Omar is the strategic research director at Citizen Surveys. He notes...

Malema trumps Steenhuisen in popularity stakes

Ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation, Sthembiso Lebuso from City Press reviews new research from Citizen Survey shows that the Democratic Alliance’s interim leader John Steenhuisen has a lower favourability rating than the EFF’s leader Julius Malema. Malema’s favourability rating at the end of the...

South Africans call for Ramaphosa to ‘give direction’ at Sona

Andisiwe Makinana from Times Live says the biggest question facing South African’s this SONA 2020 is where to now?  According to Citizen Survey data only 28% of South African’s believe the country is heading in the right direction representing a 10% drop from the data...

SAfm interview with Reza Omar

Reza Omar, Director of Research and Strategy at Citizen Surveys, speaks to Stephen Grootes on SAfm about the change in Eskom's image in light of the ongoing power cuts. Omar explains that South African’s trust in Eskom dropped to a low of 25% in April...

Reza Omar chats to Joanne Joseph on Talk 702

Reza Omar, of Citizen Surveys, was live on Talk Radio 702 to discuss the role of Eskom leadership, the ANC government and State Capture in the energy crisis that South Africa is in. Reza and Joanne chat about the data and how trust in Eskom...