DA Leader John Steenhuisen Exposes ANC's Failures in Last Campaign Speech

DA Leader John Steenhuisen Exposes ANC's Failures in Last Campaign Speech

  • The DA's John Steenhuisen told his party's supporters that the ANC would lose its majority in the 29 May 2024 General Election
  • Steenhuisen made the statement during the DA's final rally at the Willowmoore Stadium in Benoni on 26 May
  • The party leader also explained that what sets it apart from the ruling party is that the ANC is all talk while the DA delivers

Zingisa Chirwa is an experienced Briefly News journalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa, who has covered politics and current affairs on the radio for over 15 years.

DA leader John Sreenhuisen's last election campaign speech focused on the ANC's flaws
DA Leader John Steenhuisen's final campaign rally speech pointed out the ANC's shortcomings. Images: Per-Anders Pettersson and Chris McGrath
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In true Democratic Alliance style, party leader John Steenhuisen's last election campaign speech focused on the ruling party's failures.

John Steenhuisen highlights difference between DA and ANC

The DA's @jsteenhuisen said the ANC would lose the majority it has abused over the years, which has resulted in high unemployment and corruption.

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Steenhuisen addressed DA supporters at his party's final campaign rally at the Willowmoore Stadium in Benoni on 26 May 2024. According to EWN, the leader also drew on Nguni to share the differences between his organisation and the ANC:

"We don't khuluma, khuluma, khuluma, the Democratic alliance delivers, delivers, delivers."

Netizens split on DA's final election rally

Some social media users were impressed with Steenhuisen's short and punchy speech, while others couldn't help but nitpick at the crowd that attended the rally.

@a_smart_writer said:

“Lead your country and rescue it from being a failed state.”

@JTJT1964 added:

“Just love it!”

@TbossForbes wondered:

“…very few ‘minority’ in sight, they don’t do rallies or...?”

@SekaoV observed:

“I'm seeing black people in the crowds below and whites on the stage above.”

@CedricMoja44962 applauded:

“Sweet and short. Your speech resonates with the living conditions of many South Africans, thank you, Ntate.”

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ANC fills up FNB stadium at final campaign rally

Briefly News reported that the ANC promised to do better as it wrapped up its campaign rally at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.

Thousands of ANC supporters gathered at the campaign rally as the ruling party promised to improve if it retained its power.

Buses from various parts of the country, including Limpopo, Free State and Mpumalanga, arrived at the stadium on 25 May 2024.

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Zingisa Chirwa (Editor) Zingisa Chirwa is an experienced broadcast journalist who has worked predominantly in radio newsrooms for over 15 years. Chirwa has occupied numerous positions, including news journalist, editor and current affairs host, focusing mainly on Mpumalanga politics and business. You can reach Zingisa at zingisa.chirwa@briefly.co.za.

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