Eusebius McKaiser

(Economic/Political Analyst)

Based: Johannnesburg

Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster, lecturer and writer based in Johannesburg. His academic background is in moral philosophy, having studied and lectured in the philosophy department at Rhodes University, before doing research in moral philosophy as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He remains an associate of the Wits Centre for Ethics.  Since leaving the academy full-time, he spent a year in corporate South Africa as an associate at McKinsey and Company, one of the world’s leading strategy and management consulting firms. He has become a prominent political analyst and writer. His columns have appeared in New York Times, Guardian, BBC magazines, and all major South African papers. He currently carries a weekly column in The Star which is syndicated across a number of Independent Newspapers titles around the country.  Eusebius’ first book, a collection of essays, became a best-seller within days of its release last year, and
he has sold over 10 000 copies in under a year. It is entitled ‘A Bantu In My Bathroom’. His second book is forthcoming in a couple of months time. It is an evaluation of the DA’s electoral prospects at next year’s elections. It is entitled ‘Could I vote DA?’
As a broadcaster, Eusebius has previously presented Interface on SABC3 before hosting radio shows. He anchored Talk At Nine on Talk Radio 702 but has joined the new talk station, Power FM, and now hosts ‘Power Talk With Eusebius McKaiser’ weekdays, mid-mornings.  In his spare time he travels, enjoy partying , and still coaches debating and critical thinking to corporate
clients, and schools. He previously won the World Masters Debate Championship, and, as a Rhodes University student before that, the SA National Debate Championship.

 

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