S.Africa: Opposition pledges honest government

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- aa.com.tr | 6 months ago

JOHANNESBURGSouth Africa’s main opposition party pledged Saturday that if it wins the May 8 elections, it will tackle alleged widespread corruption and create a government that serves with honesty.

“We will put an end to the corruption that has ruined our country and betrayed our people. Any politician or official found guilty will go to jail for 15 years,” Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane told a campaign rally in Johannesburg, the nation’s biggest city.

Several South African officials including former President Jacob Zuma have been accused of corrupt dealing and are battling court cases.

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