'Give change a chance': South African opposition leader Maimane
The leader of South Africa's main opposition party urged voters Saturday to give "change a chance" in next week's general election after 25 years of ANC rule. "Let us be brave and give change a chance," Mmusi Maimane told more than 10,000 Democratic Alliance supporters at Dobsonville stadium in Soweto. South Africans go to the…
South Africa's opposition launches campaign ahead of next year vote
South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday launched its campaign ahead of highly contested elections due next year. DA leader Mmusi Maimane told several thousands of supporters dressed in the party colour blue at an open space in a poor section of Johannesburg’s CBD, that the campaign "will be our most…
Opposition leader hails era of ‘non-racial’ politics in S’Africa
The voting pattern in South Africa is changing, according to leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Mmusi Maimane, whose party caused a major upset to the ruling African National Congress (ANC’s) in the recently held municipal elections.