In the aftermath of South Africa’s Local Government Elections on 1 November 2021, youth voter participation was one of the most discussed issues. Listen to Good Governance Africa’s data analyst Pranish Desai’s interview with CapeTalk Radio, where he speaks about some of the causes of low participation by young voters both in South Africa and in the global context:

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Pranish is a Senior Data Analyst within the Governance Insights & Analytics programme. He holds a Master of Arts in-Science obtained with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand. This degree formed part of the Department of Science and Innovation's National e-Science Postgraduate Teaching and Training Platform. His research interests include comparative politics, local governance, quantitative social analysis and political geography.