Episode 5: Andrew Feinstein

Andrew Feinstein is a former member of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa where he served as a member of the South African Parliament’s lower house from 1997 until he resigned in 2001 because of the ANC’s refusal to launch an investigation into the South African Arms Deal.

Andrew Feinstein now chairs the Aids charity Friends of the Treatment Action Campaign, is a director of the anti-corruption organisation Corruption Watch and is the author of books ‘After the Party: Corruption and the ANC’ and ‘The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade’, the latter has been turned into a documentary, winner of the Best Documentary Feature Film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016.

In this episode Greg and Andrew chat about the arms trade, his career in politics, his work in anti-corruption and Greg finally gets to the bottom of the pronunciation of Andrew’s surname.

Politics, As Usual is a Global Partners Governance podcast hosted by Greg Power and produced by Joe Power. The music used in the series is ‘Ikeja Roads’ by Tony Allen which is available on iTunes.