POLITICS PODCAST | Maimane gears up for a fight and Mboweni wants Soweto to #PayBackTheMoney

2019-10-04 11:02

Is this the beginning of the end for DA leader Mmusi Maimane or will he emerge a stronger political player? News24 sits down with him to discuss growing concerns about his home and a donated vehicle. Listen.

POLITICS PODCAST | CR17 funding – will this cost Ramaphosa a second term

2019-08-23 10:04

This week on POLOTIKI, as more information emerges about the funding of Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC campaign, are South Africans losing faith in the president?

POLITICS PODCAST | EFF pulls Zuma playbook on Ramaphosa

2019-07-26 10:57

This week on POLOTIKI, we take a look at President Cyril Ramaphosa's last-minute press conference and how it might work in his favour. Allso, the EFF has joined the fight for the Public Protector's office. What does it have to gain?

POLITICS PODCAST: Ramaphosa vs Public Protector, and the cost of the EFF's 'tantrum'

2019-07-05 10:21

This week on POLOTIKI, the Public Protector, Cyril Ramaphosa and Pravin Gordhan saga has taken centre stage again. News24's senior political journalist Tshidi Madia and News24 investigations reporter Kyle Cowan discuss what this means for the "new dawn".

POLITICS PODCAST: Is Ace Magashule strong enough to outplay the ANC's probe?

2019-06-14 10:00

This week on POLOTIKI, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has once again dominated the headlines and we are dissecting the investigation into whether any of the party's members were "involved in the establishment of other political parties".

POLITICS PODCAST: Silly season sets in as SA edges closer to the May elections

2019-03-22 15:47

This week on POLOTIKI, Eskom is still in the spotlight as South Africa goes dark. And election season is in full swing with political parties on Wednesday signing the code of conduct at the Electoral Commission of South Africa.

PODCAST: ANC and the polls – are the party's leaders even bothered with the upcoming elections?

2019-03-01 12:00

This week on POLOTIKI, yet another ANC leader has found himself in the middle of sexual assault claims, EFF leader Julius Malema takes the land question to Newcastle and we peel off another layer of the relationship between the ruling party and scandal-riddled Bosasa.

PODCAST: #SONA2019 | Focus on the economy (almost a Mbeki-type speech)

2019-02-11 09:09

This week on POLOTIKI we discuss President Cyril Ramaphosa's three major announcements during his second State of the Nation Address. LISTEN.

PODCAST: A look at what made headlines in 2018

2018-12-19 16:31

The News24 editorial team looks at the eventful year 2018 turned out to be. From Jacob Zuma resigning as president to President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Bosasa saga. Listen.

POLOTIKI | Episode 30: Gigaba, Hogan and the land issue

2018-11-16 12:13

News24's political podcast is back after a brief hiatus and we're dissecting the week's headlines in just 15 minutes. Listen.


POLITICS PODCAST | Munusamy allegations at state capture inquiry bad for journalism

2019-09-20 11:26

The Tiso Blackstar group says that one of its senior journalists has been put on special leave after allegations regarding a Crime Intelligence secret slush fund were levelled against her at the state capture commission of inquiry.

POLITICS PODCAST: Is there a glass ceiling for women in the ANC?

2019-08-16 14:08

This week on POLOTIKI, we ask: Is there a glass ceiling for women in the African National Congress?

POLITICS PODCAST: The gloves are off! Gordhan vs Public Protector and Zuma vs state capture commission

2019-07-12 14:37

This week on POLOTIKI, we look at the raging battle between the Public Protector and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Listen.

POLITICS PODCAST: Public Protector vs Ramaphosa - Politics at play?

2019-06-28 11:24

This week on POLOTIKI, President Cyril Ramaphosa takes centre stage following his reply to the State of Nation Address debate and the Public Protector's investigation into a payment from corruption-accused company Bosasa.

POLITICS PODCAST: Are we seeing a realignment of factions in the ANC?

2019-06-07 11:25

This week on POLOTIKI we look at the "surprise" appointment of Good party leader Patricia de Lille to Cabinet and how the ANC sees the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank changing.

POLITICS PODCAST: New dawn, new lists, old faces?

2019-03-15 14:55

This week on POLOTIKI, some courageous decisions were made by political parties on their candidate lists, with the EFF including student activists who were involved in the Fees Must Fall movement and the ANC sticking with familiar faces.

PODCAST: The depressing budget, Gavin Watson in action... and Eskom

2019-02-22 13:30

This week on POLOTIKI, we had the budget speech and, yes, it was depressing. Video emerged of Bosasa boss Gavin Watson belittling staff over tenders, and more explosive testimony at the Zondo commission, as the spotlight was shone on Eskom. Listen.

PODCAST: Zuma's nine lost years? Ramaphosa shouldn't forget — he was there

2019-02-01 15:15

2019 has kicked off with a bang, from Bosasa and the endless inquiries, to Solly Msimanga stepping down as Tshwane mayor and electioneering gearing into full swing. Listen.

PODCAST: A messy week for Mabe and the return of 'president' Hlaudi

2018-12-14 12:00

This week on POLOTIKI, the VBS saga continues to unfold. Julius Malema and his political party are back in court, and Hlaudi Motsoeneng makes a big announcement. Listen.

POLOTIKI: Lindiwe Mazibuko on a new mission to find younger, ethical politicians

2018-06-08 12:22

In this week's Polotiki on News24 we sit down with former DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko. She is not coming back to mainstream politics, but she is on a new mission to find younger, ethical politicians.

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