2021 Local Elections


Will young people hold their ward councillors to account?

From left: Daily Maverick journalist Sune Payne, Daily Maverick journalist Victoria O'Regan, Street Talk researcher and Cameraman Banele Poni, Daily Maverick journalist Sandisiwe Shoba. (Photos: Supplied)

The youth have the power to get loud and challenge authority, but how reliable are they when it comes to follow-through? This past year, when the country needed strong leaders more than ever, millions of rands went missing and corruption was at an all-time high. The question now is, will young people hold their ward councillors to account in the upcoming local elections?

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