Everybody wants to talk to Mmusi Maimane. The newly elected Democratic Alliance (DA) leader is riding the crest of the wave, featuring on international television news networks, laying on the charm on local radio stations and holding a Twitter town hall interaction so his followers can #AskMmusi whatever they would like to know about him.
Meanwhile, the DA has also achieved victory in its court challenge against police removing MPs from Parliament during the State of the Nation Address. Will the DA keep doing what it does best or is there a new script coming for Maimane’s party? By RANJENI MUNUSAMY.
Can a young, new opposition leader change South Africa? I speak with @MmusiMaimane of @Our_DA at 8pm SA time (6pmGMT) on @cnni.
— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) May 12, 2015
“Can a young, new opposition leader change South Africa?” CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour tweeted on Tuesday evening to flag her interview with South Africa’s new political luminary, Mmusi Maimane. It is the question everybody wants to know but it will not be answered for a few years yet.
Amanpour’s actual interview, in which she enthralled her substantial worldwide audience by calling Maimane the “Obama of Soweto”, was almost…
Source : Daily Maverick