Middle-class could jeopardise the metros for ANC , says Dr Somadoda Fikeni

The question regarding how reconciliation should take place between South Africans continues to plague society, with the ANC government being inundated with protest marches.

702 and Cape Talk presenter, John Maytham, spoke to political analyst, Dr Somadoda Fikeni, about how the ANC should respond to the marches which took place calling for President Zuma's removal.

Listen to the interview below:

Privately they [ANC] would be nervous especially with the local government elections coming. But publicly they would have to put up a brave face because that is what is expected.

Dr Somadoda Fikeni, political analyst

Remember in this last year or two, President Zuma has attracted quite a number of instances where there's controversy whether it's Nkandla or some utterances or omission.

Dr Somadoda Fikeni, political analyst

In another interview, John Maytham spoke to Jan Hofmeyer from the Institute of Justice and Reconciliation regarding the issue of reconciliation in the country.

Listen to the interview below:

You cannot talk about racial integration like we all co-exist alongside each other. It has to be about dignity and restoration of people's material dignity.

Jan Hofmeyer, IJR policy and analysis head

This article first appeared on 702 : Middle-class could jeopardise the metros for ANC , says Dr Somadoda Fikeni


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