Executive Director of the Apolitical Academy Lindiwe Mazibuko says the Ramaphoria South Africa was feeling a couple of months ago seems to be happening throughout the Southern Africa region.
Zimbabweans are at the polls voting for a new government after the ousting of long-serving President Robert Mugabe.
There is a lot of cynicism about this so-called new dawn in each country and I think Zimbabwe is the first test. If its going to be a free and fair election.— Lindiwe Mazibuko, Executive Director of the Apolitical Academy
Are there going to be new opportunities for new candidates to rise?— Lindiwe Mazibuko, Executive Director of the Apolitical Academy
It is still a bunch of men fighting for power, whether it's in Angola, Zimbabwe or here, and we need to change electoral dynamics such that in future we have a contest of power between younger candidates.— Lindiwe Mazibuko, Executive Director of the Apolitical Academy
Listen to what Mazibuko say about the state of politics in South Africa...
This article first appeared on 702 : [LISTEN] 'Southern Africa is witnessing a new dawn, Zimbabwe will be the test'