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FROST OVER THE WORLD
Jacob Zuma
The ANC leader on his corruption case and the upcoming South African election.
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2009 10:49 GMT

Jacob Zuma says he is confident of victory in the April election [EPA]

In this episode of Frost over the World, Sir David is joined by Jacob Zuma, the president of the ANC, by Mohammed Waheed Hassan, the vice-president of the Maldives, and by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, February 27, 2009.

Jacob Zuma

 

South Africa is due to go to the polls in April. The ruling ANC is on course to win, but faces its first real challenge from a new breakaway party, Cope.

Sir David talks to Jacob Zuma, the ANC leader and favourite to become South Africa's next president, about corruption charges and the upcoming election.

Mohammed Waheed Hassan

 

Sir David talks to Mohammed Waheed Hassan, the vice-president of the Maldives, about the challenges climate change, in particular rising sea levels, pose to the group of almost 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean.

Danny Boyle

 

After an Oscar-winning weekend for the team of Slumdog Millionaire, director Danny Boyle talks to Sir David about Oscar glory and why he likes making low-budget films.

Click here to watch the interview with Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor on last week's show.

Who runs Russia?

 

Sir David is joined by Edward Lucas, the author of The New Cold War, to discuss Dmitry Medvedev's first year as Russian president.

Sir David asks Lucas, just who runs Russia?

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