Capital and Politics intersects this week at the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Team SA, Zimbabwe and Africa take a narrative of hope and renewal to the meeting. But can this elite club bring about real change. Political Capital brings you the story of the 48th WEF meeting.
Barely 17 months to go before the next national elections in South Africa, the Ruling African National Congress has new leadership but the old still stands in the way. Will the movement be able to rid itself of state capture allegations and win the citizenry back? ANC veteran and Chairperson of Corruption Watch, Mavuso Msimang discusses the Cyril Ramaphosa presidency and why Zuma’s must end now.
Widely considered ANC Royalty and lifelong member, Lindiwe Sisulu is aiming to become the first female president of the party in its 105 years history. Will history be made and will it carry her over the finish line? CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sits down with President Candidate, Lindiwe Sisulu.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been praised by opposition for running a clean & efficient office and also been called upon to lead the ANC as Secretary General. On this special edition of Political Capital, Makhura discusses views on the leadership of his beloved movement and why Gauteng youth should be prepared for the fourth industrial revolution.
The 54th ANC elective conference is coming to a head. With barely nine days to go before the start of the conference, the ANC has warned their members of the influence of money and buying of votes. Can Africa’s oldest liberation movement clean house and run a smooth election? And will the party be torn between the two candidates or settle for a compromise?
On this episode of Political Capital, we are in the ‘unity’ province of the ruling African National Congress. Why is Mpumalanga refusing to endorse a candidate for the ANC elective conference & which way will it ultimately go? Also, at 89 years old, one of the big names in politics, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi looks back at his life in acting, politics and gives us his thoughts on Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa.
He is one of the top three in the race for the ANC top job and seen as a compromise candidate. A heavyweight steeped in ANC tradition, is the one to bridge the divide in the ruling party? ANC treasurer general, Zweli Mkhize discussed why he wants to be ANC president and explains how he will deal with state capture?
In this second not-to-be-missed episode of Political Capital CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sits with Former South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, as the show unpacks the loss of billions of rands every month through corruption as well as the need to claw the money back, one cent at a time.
With 18 days to go before the ANC’s most important elective conference yet, we hit the campaign trail to Mpumalanga to see how the NDZ camp is wooing the province and new energy minister, David Mahlobo discusses factionalism and Unity post the conference in December.
Political Capital goes to ground to bring you the turmoil and fractures inside the ruling African National Congress. With less than a month to go before the all-important elective conference, there is still war as to who would rule supreme?