- Former Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is relishing his new lease on life
- The politician promises South Africa that 'change is coming' to the nation
- Maimane has been recruiting activists to what he has dubbed 'the movement'
Mmusi Maimane shed the blue of the Democratic Alliance just a few short months ago but seems to be energised by his new endeavour.
Briefly.co.za reported that Maimane had resigned shortly after fellow party mate Herman Mashaba following Helen Zille's return to the opposition party.
Sharing a clip on social media, Maimane shared his joy at attracting citizens to the movement, currently led by the former Joburg mayor:
"Great to engage citizens who are working hard in the movement. Indeed change is coming. We are recruiting activists."
Both Maimane and Mashaba have confirmed the former DA boss' involvement in the movement that first gained traction through the People's Dialogue.
Mashaba called on citizens to voice their concerns for the nation's future and it seems as if this will transform into the backbone of the political party which is set to launch in June.
While Maimane is actively engaged in the 'movement', he recently denied being a part of the party during an interview with SABC:
“Herman Mashaba has moved towards a political party. We will allow for our technical teams to talk, but certainly, we are not part of his political party.”
Maimane is determined to unite South Africa with this movement, commenting that:
“I want to engage society, I want to engage business and other political parties that we can coalesce around this movement that is non-racial, focused on the future and that says South Africans want to take their power back.”
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