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[LISTEN] #PoliticsUnder30: 'We are being locked out of our own country'

14 June 2018 9:36 PM
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A group of young people discuss issues of representation and why their voices are crucial to South Africa's advancement.

While South African youth have demonstrated their power and potential influence through movements like Fees Must Fall, the country's largest demographic still feel ignored and are struggling to assert their place in modern day politics.

To drive the conversation and help tackle issues of representation, the Karima Brown Show has introduced a biweekly feature for youth.

'PoliticsUnder30' will be used to highlight the efforts young people and the important role they play in building the nation.

The show aims to provide a platform that will allow young people an opportunity to challenge political leaders on critical issues directly affecting them, be it access to affordable education, employment opportunities, the fight against expensive data or the protection of minority groups such as the LGBTIQ community.

Recording Artist Mix Blouse , Social activist Nyiko -Shikwambane, Author, Activistand Rapper Sizwe Mpofu Walsh, Actor, Entrepreneur & Brand Ambassador Maps Maponyane as well as Author, Activist and Wits Fees Must Fall student leader Busisiwe Seabe formed part of this week's panel.

Click on the link below to listen to the full conversation....


14 June 2018 9:36 PM
Tags:
Youth
Youth Day
Youth Month
Politics Under 30

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