- Velenkosini Hlabisa, the new leader of the IFP, wants South Africa to trust his party for a better future
- According to him, the country needs a new leader and the IFP should be that party
- Hlabisa says there is no 'new' SA - there are still many problems that must be addressed
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The new leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Velenkosini Hlabisa, has shared his party's new year's message with South Africa.
In it, he addressed the issues that the country faces, saying that there is no 'new' SA in 2020.
All the problems that Mzansi used to face are still around and becoming more serious. Hlabisa added that this means the country needs a new leader - the IFP.
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Hlabisa also added that those who got the country into its current situation cannot get it out.
Briefly.co.za gathered that part of the IFP's message read as follows:
"In the face of the newness of the year and decade ahead, South Africa needs new leadership and new solutions. The IFP has both.
"As we mark the start of a new year and a new decade we must be mindful that we are not a new South Africa; we are still faced with escalating unemployment, debilitating corruption, pandemic inequality and socio-economic injustices.
"The South African ship needs a new captain; and that captain is the IFP, because those who have landed us in the current problems cannot in good faith be the ones to get us out."
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