APOLITICAL IN THE MEDIA

The Power of Democracy | Lindiwe Mazibuko On TEDxOxford

Lindiwe Mazibuko was the Leader of the Opposition in the South African Parliament until 2014 and was the first black woman to hold that post. She is currently a resident fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics and holds a master’s …

Our parliamentarians are not fit for purpose

Former DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has criticised parliament’s oversight model as being backward, saying it was not agile enough to properly hold government accountable during the Covid-19 crisis. In an interview this week, Mazibuko said the coronavirus has exposed …

Building a non-racial South Africa with public services for all

In the South African context, race, class and economic outcomes align as a consequence of the system of apartheid, therefore any conversation that centres around building an inclusive society automatically leans on the ideal of non-racialism.  Communities on the receiving …

Apolitical Co-founder and Executive Director on SABC’s MorningLive

“South Africa needs an electoral reform that meets the needs of a changing nation. Ethical leadership can only transform our society if leaders emerge from a functional constitutionality-sound electoral system”. The words of our current guest, Lindiwe Mazibuko, who is …

Apolitical Co-founder and Executive Director published by News24

Ethical leaders can only transform our society if they emerge from a functional, constitutionally-sound electoral system that caters for the participation of a range of political actors and movements, writes Lindiwe Mazibuko On the eve of last year’s general elections, a …

State of play | The Middlegame: Moulding young people for leadership and public service

Thulasizwe Simelane is in conversation with Lindiwe Mazibuko, co-founder of Apolitical Academy, about moulding young people for leadership and public service, and the state of opposition politics in South Africa.

Catching Up With Lindiwe Mazibuko: (Radio Interview)

Lindiwe Mazibuko: Is she able to make more of an impact on society outside of the political realm as a non-partisan citizen? This was recorded as a radio interview on 702 with Eusebius McKaiser. This article originally appeared on 702

‘Apolitical Academy’ To Mentor Young Leaders For Public Service

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post South Africa Mazibuko wants to fill the public service with skilled young people, irrespective of their political ideologies. Former DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko is not joining the ANC, as speculated by some …

Lindiwe Mazibuko on Apolitical Academy: (702 Radio Interview)

This article originally appeared on 702 Former DA parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko has launched a new initiative, called the Apolitical Academy. The academy is dedicated to streaming young people who are socially aware, into public service. She joined Joanne Joseph …

Lindiwe Mazibuko launches her ‘Apolitical Academy’

This article originally appeared on Daily Maverick Lindiwe Mazibuko is on a political mission. It’s not to join the ruling party; rather it’s joining the dots to launch her new initiative, Apolitical Academy. Twitter went a little nuts on Thursday …

A new Initiative: Apolitical Academy on eNCA

This article originally appeared on eNCA Former DA MP, Lindiwe Mazibuko has co-founded a new initiative, known as the A-political Academy. She and her team will train young people who want to turn the public service into a force for …

12 Top Tips: How Africa can keep advancing

This article originally appeared on Centre for Public Impact Africa’s strong economic performance between 2000-2014 gave rise to great hope and optimism that a better quality of life for its citizens was taking deep root. Unfortunately, weaker growth and increasing political …

International Women’s Day 2018: Here’s how to press for progress

This article originally appeared on Centre for Public Impact Governments need the best and brightest at decision-making tables. They need a diversity of experiences, insights and approaches. And they need to reflect the societies they represent and serve. Only then will …

Passing the torch to Africa’s next generation

This article originally appeared on Centre for Public Impact/ “Excuse me, what happened to you? I miss you!” The intervention from a passer-by to Lindiwe Mazibuko spoke volumes – as did the patience and grace with which she dealt with …