Sunday Times Politics Weekly
PODCAST | Unpacking the ANC’s electoral candidate crisis and poverty in SA
Join Mike Siluma and the rest of the Sunday Times Politics Weekly team as it addresses these issues
This week on the Sunday Times Politics Weekly podcast, we unpack the ANC’s electoral crisis, in which the party has failed to register local election candidates in a number of areas, some of which are quite important for its performance.
With our panel we’ll try to understand how the party could get things so wrong, after so many years of successful campaigning.
After that we’ll look at the government’s efforts to extend the SA social security net and address whether we are using the correct mechanisms to deal with poverty in the country. This on the back of the announcement and withdrawal of social development’s green paper (https://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2021-08-31-lindiwe-zulu-withdraws-controversial-plan-for-state-run-social-security-fund/) on social security retirement...