Highlights from 702 Town Halls

For the first time in the history of the African National Congress, this year the ruling party has seven candidates vying for the top position.

702 and Karima Brown are hosting a series of Town Hall discussions with each of the candidates, leading up to the much anticipated December elective conference. You can watch highlights from previous town halls here.

First out of the starting gates on The Karima Brown Show Town Hall series of meetings was presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu. She opened up about corruption, the ANC, and her presidential race.

Also read: Lindiwe Sisulu outlines why she should become next president

Here are a couple of highlights.

Next up was the man many refer to as the ANC's 'compromise candidate', Zweli Mkhize

He spoke about why he would be a good fit for president and how he plans to unify the party.

Mkhize insisted there is a way to unify the ANC.

He also weighed in on BEE and 'radical economic transformation.

...and how state owned enterprises should be managed better.

Tune in for the next Townhall meeting with Baleke Mbete on 27 November.

You are invited to join the broadcast as part of her live audience from 7:30pm to 10pm at Primedia Broadcasting, 5 Gwen Lane, Sandton.


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