The 1 % Mayor takes power in Joburg, as the coalition falls

Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Martin van Staden and Philasande Shongwe. They discuss the fall of the anti-ANC coalition government in Johannesburg and what it means for SA's political future. They also discuss the EFF deciding to turn on the IFP and they discuss Malaysia's lessons for South Africa.
30 Jan 2023 7AM English South Africa News Commentary · Politics

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