Posts Tagged ‘election

22
Apr
09

On Air today: Talking to South Africa’s next generation of voters.

_45689431_007207175-11South Africa is voting today and the ANC is facing the biggest challenge to its grip on power since the end of apartheid 15 years ago. But there’s little doubt it will win.
Continue reading ‘On Air today: Talking to South Africa’s next generation of voters.’

16
Apr
09

South African township reporters

asanda-for-blogNext week on the World Service, Your Story will be presenting citizen reporters telling the story of the South African elections and the issues that matter to them. Asanda Booi was brought up to believe in the ANC, but has concerns about the leader, and doesn’t know who to vote for. Thamsanqa ‘Lucky’ Gadi Siko says his passion is to help his community, and has started up an organisation to do what he says the politicians aren’t – give hope to the youth. Lenny Mkhize lives in a wooden shack on the Joe Slovo informal settlement. The government built him a house, but it was so badly done he still hasn’t moved in. Read their stories on the Your Story blog.

16
Oct
08

Talking Points 16th October

Hello, it’s Kate with you again today. The final US presidential debate dominated this blog last night and is dominating most-read news sites in the US. Was McCain’s style too aggressive as this article suggests? Does negative campaigning work?
Continue reading ‘Talking Points 16th October’

23
Apr
08

Should Obama and Clinton run together?

Hillary Clinton silenced some of the calls for her to pull out of the race for the Democratic nomination, for a while at least, by defeating Barack Obama in the Pennsylvania primary.
Continue reading ‘Should Obama and Clinton run together?’




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