WATCH: Emotions run high at eNCA's Town Hall Debate

In Cape Town, key issues include gangsterism, drugs, water scarcity, and identity politics

JOHANNESBURG - Senior Western Cape politicians were put through their paces in eNCA's first Town Hall Debate on Thursday. 

The ANC admits its leadership in the last ten years has devastated the country. 

Speaking a short while ago at eNCA's town hall debate in Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, former Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool says those implicated in state capture corruption should be arrested.

LIVESTREAM: eNCA Town Hall Debate - Cape Town

He says the world is looking to President Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership for a new direction.

However, the DA's Western Cape premier candidate Alan Winde's promising to create jobs and fight crime in the province.

"My job in the last 10 years has been the job of creating jobs...we've enabled SMEs. I will fight for more and more jobs....I'll fight to change the crime level in this province."

Good Party leader Patricia de Lille added that her party has a solid plan for fixing South Africa. 

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"What we dreamt of in our free SA and the reality on the ground is too far apart. Good has a plan to fix WC and SA. The reality is until you feel a change in Hanover Park, Langa, Gugulethu then there's no change here. We'll make sure there are good houses, good education...all those jobs in Cape Town was created under my leadership."

The EFF, not standing on ceremony, promised that land distribution is at the core of its election campaign.

The party's Melikhaya Xego says "As the EFF our election team is land and jobs now, the fact of the matter is that its the reality that everything that happened in South started in the Western Cape"


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