The Democratic Alliance launched its manifesto and promises a South Africa that works for everyone. Mmusi Maimane, the party's leader, addressed South Africans and said it won't take another 25 years to build a better country.
The DA launched its manifesto at Rand Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday, 23 February. Mmusi Maimane was passionate as he addressed his party's supporters.
Maimane said that the DA will build a better government that will work for all South Africans and that it will not take another 25 years.
Our task now is to build a South Africa where no one is left out. That's where we come in. It is a South Africa that can only be built by a DA government, and I assure you it will not take another 25 years.
Maimane criticised the ruling party's elite for living luxurious lifestyles and owning fancy cars at the expense of poor South Africans, as reported by TimesLIVE.
The DA leader also said he wants to address and take on unemployment.
It cannot be that four out of every ten South African households do not have a single income. If we can put at least one job in every home, it will completely transform these households.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Maimane also stated that under the DA's rule, South Africa would have secure borders and illegal immigrants won't be
He said under the DA the country would have secure borders that would make it impossible for people to enter SA illegally.
Corruption was also addressed, and Maimane promises 15 years in jail to corrupt politicians.
The South Africa I want to build will have no place for corruption and corrupt politicians.
Maimane also called on all South Africans to become optimistic about the country's future again.
I need you to remember the dream we once had for South Africa, all those years ago. I also need you to remember what was given up so that we can have a better future, because we have sacrificed too much as a nation to go back now.
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