M&G Newsroom: Election politicking as SA celebrates 20 years of democracy

It's time for pushing and shoving in the world of politics as politicians seek positions in Parliament and provincial legislatures to represent their parties. Mail & Guardian associate editor Phillip de Wet has been on this story for the past two days and he'll be telling us all about the Democratic Alliance unveiling its candidates as the ANC wraps up its list conference on Monday.

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South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy and with that democracy we embarked on a journey to transform several aspects of our country. There Mail & Guardian's news editor for supplements, Ansie Vicente, talks to us about a special publication that we'll be bringing you next week. 

Another wage strike in the mining sector led by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is under way and tension has returned to the Rustenburg area. Our reporter, Kwanele Sosibo, has been in and out of the North West mining city and he'll share the details and latest developments on the strike. 

We'll bring you the Weekly Choon, a song that we dedicate to a newsmaker, and more music throughout the show. 

You can tweet us any questions or comments on these issues or any other news on #mgnewsroom.

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