Malema promises homes better than RDP 'makukus'


Parliament, 17 May 2016 - Addressing the media outside Parliament, after being thrown out of the house, EFF Leader Julius Malema said they will do everything they can to defend the Constitution.

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SOWETO - The ANC, DA and EFF went door-to-door, held rallies and community meetings in Gauteng on Sunday to boost their support before voters make their mark in a month&39;s time.

In Munsieville on the West Rand, EFF leader Julius Malema told residents his party was the only hope for a brighter future -- and spacious houses rather than the current RDP ones.

"It’s a glorified makuku – it’s not a proper house. Why is it not a proper house? Anything that is not better than a white man’s house is not a proper house," Malema said.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane, was on home turf in Dobsonville, Soweto.

"We are here to bring chance. Change that brings jobs. Change that delivers better services," he said.

"The people of Dobsonville in many ways want a government that will work for them, that will stop the corruption. Clearly there are many projects here and there are infrastructural backlogs here in Dobsonville."

At a religious gathering in Ekurhuleni, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said the governing party is the only one with a service-delivery track record.

"An example of what the ANC can do when it governs – today in every community people have access to electricity. We used to believe electricity belongs in the cities. It’s even in the villages now,"  he said.



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