Ralph Mathekga started his studies in political science, law and economic history in 1998 at the University of the Witwatersrand, where he completed his BA degree in 2000, Honours degree in Political Science as well as a Masters in Political Science. Ralph worked as a Political Researcher with Institute for Democracy in South Africa (Idasa) where he focused on political, social and economic research. He has worked at the National Treasury (Ministry of Finance) in the Budget Office as a Senior Policy Analyst. Ralph is the author of the book When Zuma Goes (Tafelberg, 2016). Currently enrolled towards PhD in Politics.