High noon in North West: Opposition parties work hard to bring ANC below 50%


- city-press.news24.com | 6 months ago

With the ANC wracked by factionalism and infighting, opposition parties are working hard to bring it below 50%On Tuesday, the election roadshow undertaken by the EFF and its leader, Julius Malema, was in the North West – specifically, at the Family of Love Destiny (Fold) church in Unit 9 township, situated in the capital city, Mahikeng.

He had been delayed for almost four hours from his previous rally in Ratlou municipality in Setlagole. The party’s North West secretary, Papiki Babuile, told City Press that Malema was scheduled to visit at least five municipalities a day across all of the province’s four regions between Monday and Thursday.

The gathering at the Fold church was initially billed to be a public meeting, but it soon became a closed session between Malema and the 200 or so EFF activists based in the Mafikeng subregion, which consists of 35 wards.

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