South Africa holds its general election on 8 May and young people in the country are using social media to transform its politics.

BBC Trending’s been to Johannesburg to meet Sankara – a stuanch supporter of the ANC (African National Congress) and Thapi, a representative of the leftist EFF (Economic Freedom Fighters) party.

The new wave of activism has been given a boost by campus movements against rising tuition fees and alleged bias in education. So we brought Sankara and Thapi to meet on the grounds of Wits University to debate the future path of South Africa.

Video Journalist: Alvaro Alvarez
Producers: Jonathan Griffin and Anisa Subedar

Original of the video here

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