Newsbreak Election Debate podcasts you need to hear

The Newsbreak Election Roadshow hosted debates between political parties and various communities as a build-up to the South African general election on May 8, 2019.

Here you will find the full length podcasts from Cape Town, KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng and special podcasts dealing with coalition governments.

Cape Town Election Debate

The Newsbreak Election Debate Roadshow headed to Cape Town where the ANC, DA, GOOD and Al Jama-ah parties joined our panel.

The team broadcasted live from the Siva Aalyam Temple Hall in Rylands. In this rather heated debate, parties aimed to put in a few last word ahead of the elections on the 8th of May.

Durban Election Debate

The debate was hosted by Newsbreak Talk’s Taresh Harreeparshad and supported by the team. On the panel are premier candidates from the ANC, the DA, the IFP and the MF.

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On the panel in Phoenix – the ANC, DA, EFF, NFP and UDM.


Here is a podcast of Newsbreak’s Election Debate hosted at Chatsworth on Saturday 06th April 2019 from 1-2pm. The debate was hosted by Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreeparshad and featured the following parties on the panel: ANC, DA, EFF, IFP and MF.

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Newsbreak Election Debate talking coalitions & smaller party influence

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The debate was hosted by Salma Patel and supported by the team focusing on the smaller political parties and the role they play in democracy

Smaller parties or political “minnows” in the 2019 General Election may have to rely on forming coalitions to survive.

This emerged during Newsbreak Talk at the weekend, where the team hosted four smaller parties on the panel.

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Political analyst Ongama Mntinka says that all parties have the power to unseat the ruling party through the formation of coalitions. Mntinka added that through the proportional representation system of voting in the elections, NO vote is actually “wasted”…


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Source: SABC Newsbreak

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