Obama’s victory and SA: Live video

The world watched as US President Barack Obama was re-elected on Wednesday. But what does his second term in office for the country mean for South Africa, if anything?

How has foreign policy towards South Africa and Africa changed under Obama? What can we learn, if anything, from the US election? And what do you think of the engagement between the US and Africa and how it can improve?

Watch our live video at noon with M&G features editor Tanya Pampalone and  US embassy spokesperson Jack Hillmeyer, from the embassy in Pretoria.

Leave your questions and comments below this article and M&G Online deputy editor Verashni Pillay will pose these during the chat. We will also take your tweets in real time sent to @verashni.

Every Friday the Mail & Guardian hosts a live video chat on our website about the major news topic of the week.

You can also join our chat via video. Sign up here to receive weekly updates about our Friday live videos, and to join us.

  • Watch our previous live videos here.

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