Eusebius on TimesLIVE

LISTEN | ‘I will run for president in this country’ — Maimane says he will re-enter politics

Mmusi Maimane, former leader of the DA, says that he will re-enter politics and plans to run for president.
Mmusi Maimane, former leader of the DA, says that he will re-enter politics and plans to run for president.
Image: Alon Skuy

Founder of One SA Movement Mmusi Maimane spoke to Eusebius McKaiser about how his exit from the DA as the party’s leader has allowed him to grow, and his new “lit” persona on Twitter.

On Eusebius on TimesLIVE, he also critiqued the current electoral system, and explained why reform is crucial to improve governance.

Maimane confirmed that he will return to formal politics next year and remarked that he is “not coy” about his political ambitions. He explained why and how the results of the local government elections bolster his intuitions about the limitations of the parties that are currently dominating SA politics.

Listen to what he had to say: 

Maimane also criticised his former party, the DA, for “preaching tolerance” while not being tolerant itself. 

Listen here: 

To listen to the full episode, go here

Subscribe for free future episodes: iono.fm, Spotify, Google Play, Apple Podcasts, Player.fm, Pocket Cast


subscribe

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.