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Should young people bother voting?

Season 2, Ep. 1

It’s a year of big elections in Africa. In South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda to name a few. But in some of those countries, the opposition is weak or non-existent. And the election result isn’t in doubt. So should young people bother voting? We asked three activists working for democracy this very question. No surprise - they don’t all agree.


Yanga Malotana is a project officer for the Democracy Development Program in South Africa.

Oliver Barker-Vormawor founded the #FixTheCountry movement a non-partisan movement advocating for good governance in Ghana.

Seth Karamage is a development economist specialising in peacebuilding and good governance in Rwanda.


The views expressed in this episode belong to their speakers. Limitless Africa and its sponsors do not support any of the candidates or parties discussed in the episode.

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