EFF’s Julius Malema has started his election campaign in Mitchells Plain

By Tarryn-Leigh Solomons 1h in the past

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Cape Town – EFF chief Julius Malema has arrived in Mitchells Plain the place he went to the mall to talk to members of the neighborhood about their considerations.

This was after the residents of Mitchells Plain had congregated on the grounds exterior Liberty Promenade Mall awaiting the arrival of Malema.

Today is the ultimate leg of the purple berets’ campaign path in the Western Cape.

Residents, who had been gathering since 10.30am, have advised Independent Media that they’ve been uncared for by the ANC and DA authorities.

Daphne van Buuren stated underneath the EFF authorities, the social gathering ought to have a look at rising the Sassa grants as some are unable to make it by the month.

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She stated the circumstances of Mitchells Plain was proof of the failure of the DA-led authorities.

“We need change in our communities. We are poor and struggling. As a pensioner I cannot afford my grand children’s school fees. We struggle every month,” Van Buuren stated.

Natasha Small, EFF ward 49 candidate, stated the neighborhood was plagued with unemployment, crime and drug and alcohol abuse.

“There is so much poverty in our area. Every time before the elections, the DA makes all these promises to us, but never delivers. Our people are tired and the EFF will be the party to meet the needs of our community,” Small stated.

“They promise to feed our people, but our people are still hungry. We as EFF work on the ground so we know the plight of the community” she added.

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