“Give ANC Another Chance”: Motlanthe Pleads with Unhappy to Voters Ahead of Elections

“Give ANC Another Chance”: Motlanthe Pleads with Unhappy to Voters Ahead of Elections

  • Former president Kgalema Motlanthe urged disgruntled voters to give the ANC another chance in the local elections
  • He spoke to residents in Tshwane and told them that the ANC was on the right path now
  • Back in 2017 he had said that the ANC had become associated with corruption, he claims this is no longer the case

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TSHWANE - Former president Kgalema Motlanthe begged unhappy voters in Refilwe, Tshwane to give the ruling party another chance.

He was hitting the campaign trail hard ahead of the contested elections. The ANC's is not guaranteed a majority and things are heating up.

With just over a week to the elections, political parties are entering the final stretch.

Kgalema Motlanthe, ANC, elections, Tshwane
Kgalema Motlanthe urged South Africans to give the ANC another chance. Photo credit: @MyANC
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Back in 2017, Motlanthe had said that the ANC was synonymous with corruption but now things have changed, he said. He said that the ANC is on the right path and in the process of renewing its core values.

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There were quite a few unhappy residents who told Motlanthe, who was accompanied by home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, that they would boycott the elections if their demands were not addressed.

Motlanthe promised that all their concerns would be addressed as soon as the elections were over according to EWN.

Sowetan LIVE reported that he gave them a November 15 deadline by which the ANC planned to resolve their complaints.

Thabo Mbeki says ANC declined: "Fetching Mbeki from history dustbins to campaign for the ANC won’t help"

Earlier, Briefly News reported that on Thursday evening, 21 October, Thabo Mbeki was at a conference engaging business people and professionals on the election manifesto of the African National Congress. At the event, the former president recounted a startling experience he had with the provincial office of the ANC in the Western Cape.

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He detailed the experience, saying he received a missed call from the Cape Town office and when he returned the call, the person asked him who he was. When he responded saying he was Thabo Mbeki, the person on the line then asked him which company he was calling from.

DA’s Helen Zille attacks ANC: “Blackmailing locals using social grants”

In other news, Briefly News reported that the Democratic Alliance has lashed out at the ruling ANC, saying it is using the social grant to woo voters. This is sentiment is shared by DA federal leader, Helen Zille, saying the ANC is blackmailing locals by handing them social grants.

Zille expressed these views through a Facebook post on Thursday and alleges that the ANC is lying to the people that the grants come from the party instead of the government through the taxpayer’s money.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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