10 episodes

Every week, News24 will release a new episode of the Q&A podcast, helping voters assess their political options as the watershed national and provincial elections edge closer.

The weekly podcast is hosted by News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson and News24 assistant editor for politics and opinions Qaanitah Hunter, who engage in candid conversations with SA's party leaders.

Q&A: Candid conversations with South Africa's party leaders News24 On Air

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Every week, News24 will release a new episode of the Q&A podcast, helping voters assess their political options as the watershed national and provincial elections edge closer.

The weekly podcast is hosted by News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson and News24 assistant editor for politics and opinions Qaanitah Hunter, who engage in candid conversations with SA's party leaders.

    Episode 10: An interview with ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe

    Episode 10: An interview with ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe

    African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) leader Kenneth Meshoe says the ANC will continue its downward trajectory as more South Africans interrogate what the governing party has done to improve their lives.

    Meshoe believes the ANC will join the ranks of other liberation movements that have been unable to maintain political power after the 30-year-mark.

    • 43 min
    Episode 9: An interview with BOSA leader Mmusi Maimane

    Episode 9: An interview with BOSA leader Mmusi Maimane

    Before laying the foundations of Build One South Africa (BOSA), Mmusi Maimane says he needed time to recover from the emotional turmoil of his DA exit in 2019.

    “I felt I needed to heal from that because [of] the level of toxicity that was within the former party,” Maimane told News24.

    • 43 min
    Episode 8: An interview with ANC National Chairperson Gwede Mantashe

    Episode 8: An interview with ANC National Chairperson Gwede Mantashe

    ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe says he "doesn't imagine" that the uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party will be the fifth largest party in the country, as some polls may suggest.

    Mantashe says the MK Party has grown its presence in a few regions of the KwaZulu-Natal, like Empangeni and New Castle, because of its "tribal politics".

    • 52 min
    Episode 7: An interview with Rise Mzansi party leader Songezo Zibi

    Episode 7: An interview with Rise Mzansi party leader Songezo Zibi

    Politics is not a popularity contest for Rise Mzansi leader Songezo Zibi.

    The former newspaper editor says earning the trust of constituents has been his core focus while building his new party over the past 12 months.

    • 33 min
    Episode 6: An interview with GOOD party leader Patricia de Lille

    Episode 6: An interview with GOOD party leader Patricia de Lille

    GOOD leader Patricia de Lille believes that sexual misconduct allegations confronting her political party in recent years are reflective of the broader gender-based violence crisis plaguing society.

    Last month, the GOOD party booted one of its members, a former rugby coach, whose facing two counts of attempted sexual assault and crimen injuria in the Vredendal Magistrate's Court.

    • 43 min
    Episode 5: An interview with FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald

    Episode 5: An interview with FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald

    Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) leader Pieter Groenewald believes his party holds appeal for black South Africans who share conservative values and prioritise community upliftment. Speaking on News24's Q&A elections podcast, Groenewald emphasised that the FF Plus is a party for all South Africans.

    • 40 min

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