Mr Eusebius McKaiser

Friday 23rd May 

Topic:  "What the heck is going inside the DA? And who will win the infighting?"

Summary:  Lindiwe Mazibuko quits. Mmusi Maimane goes to parliament. Tony Leon advises Zille to think of stepping down. Factions divide along identity lines. Over a milion black voters chose EFF over DA- why? What is going on and what next for the DA? Having written a bestseller about the DA, Eusebius looks at the DA the morning after the elections. He promises a frank perspective, as ever.


Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster, lecturer, writer and author based in Johannesburg. His academic background is in moral philosophy, having studied and lectured in the philosophy department at Rhodes University, before doing research in moral philosophy as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He remains an associate of the Wits Centre for Ethics.

Since leaving the academy full-time, he spent a year in corporate South Africa as an associate at McKinsey and Company and has since become a prominent political analyst and writer. He currently carries a weekly column in The Star which is syndicated across a number of Independent Newspapers titles around the country and his columns have appeared in New York Times, Guardian, BBC Magazines and all major newspapers in South Africa.

Eusebius presented Interface on SABC3 before moving into talk radio,  hosting Talk At Nine on Talk Radio 702 & currently Power Talk on Power 98.7

Eusebius' first book, a collection of essays, became a best-seller within days of its release last year, and he has sold over 10 000 copies in under a year. It is entitled 'A Bantu In My Bathroom'. His second book. ‘Could I vote DA’ is an evaluation of the DA's electoral prospects at this year’s elections and is already a best-seller too.

Eusebius is also a debate and public speaking coach.  He previously won both the national and the world masters debate titles.

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