Voters encouraged to look beyond party promises

The Centre for Development and Enterprise says voters should go beyond the slogans and campaign promises. It says the electorate should look at policies that would put South Africa on the road to economic recovery. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Elections 2019 are almost upon us and South African streets are filled with political party posters which have slogans and campaign promises.

The Centre for Development and Enterprise is urging voters to look beyond the promises when making their vote.

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The centre's Ann Bernstein says the electorate should look at policies that would put South Africa on the road to economic recovery.

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"We are trying to encourage voters to ask tough questions of their political parties. We have multiple crises in this country, the housing crisis, our cities are expanding and our massive youth unemployment crisis", said Bernstein.

South Africans go to the polls on 8 May 2019.

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eNCA