Fight over DA election ad using Madiba's voice

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DA leader Mmusi Maimane, flanked by the DA top brass, walk around Rand Stadium greeting a clearly excited crowd.

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JOHANNESBURG - The family of former president Nelson Mandela wants to stop a Democratic Alliance ad from airing.

It&39;s laid a formal complaint with the Independent Electoral Commission and the Advertising Standards Authority.

In the controversial ad the DA uses Mandela&39;s voice to call for peace and change.

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The family has described the ad as a manipulation of Madiba&39;s name.

The Mandelas maintain that if he were alive, the former statesman would never support the DA.

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