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About The People's Dialogue

On 6 December 2019, I launched The People’s Dialogue as a platform to engage South Africans from all walks of life about how we can build a South Africa that we can all be proud of.

I made this decision after resigning from the Democratic Alliance, and consequently as the Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg.

While serving as the Mayor of South African’s economic hub for three years was the greatest honour of my life, it opened by eyes to just how broken the South African political system is. Nothing could demonstrate this more than the events that transpired in major Metros across South Africa over November and December 2019

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South Africans Want Dialogue, but it Must Lead to Action

After six weeks of running The People’s Dialogue, the response by South Africans has been overwhelming. Since the launch of the campaign on 6 December 2019, over 13.7 million South Africans have been reached across various social media platforms, resulting in close to 1 million engagements with people who are expressing their views on the future of our Country.

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We Have No Government Say Miners at Lily Mine, Mpumalanga

Today I responded to a call from the families and colleagues of the three miners who have been trapped in Lily Mine since a collapse occurred in January 2016.

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Together, Mashaba and Maimane to engage South Africans in The People’s Dialogue

The events of the past two weeks in the metros, and the return of continuous load-shedding, demonstrate the need for a new consensus. Clearly, we need a new vision for a tomorrow for all our children, shared by all the residents of our Country.

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