ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule: We don’t need white votes’ but on the other hand he says ‘we are a nonracial organisation’

While ANC internal polls show a greater white engagement since Cyril Ramaphosa became president, the party insists it’s the black vote that counts.

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has downplayed suggestions that Ramaphoria – the mood of positivity around President Cyril Ramaphosa – will see white South Africans voting for the party in big numbers in the May 8 general election.

Magashule told City Press that this “did not make sense” as the ANC’s support was not based on colour.

“There are democratic, progressive whites who will vote ANC because we are a nonracial organization in character.

“But I am saying that the majority of our people and voters are those who were oppressed – blacks in general.

“There are whites who believe in democracy and nonracialism. They have been there for many years. But to think that whites, generally, will vote for the ANC this time around, for me, does not make sense.

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eThekwini slams those opposed to R20m statues as being against black unity – Taxpayers in Durban will have to cough up for the erection of two new statues of terrorists worth R20m to promote black unity in the province

Two new statues of terrorists will cost Durban taxpayers R20m. The erection of the statues is alleged to promote black unity in the province. However to the cost of whom?

The municipality believe that terrorists Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo will be “honored” in this way and will encourage to promote black unity.

The previous four statues of Mandela, Mbeki, Zuma and Ramaphosa cost the taxpayer approximately R1,9 million.

Experts believe the amount of R20m for two further statues is excessive, and believes it is unfair to tax citizens while worshiping these terrorist worship.

Photo: Previous four statues of Mandela, Mbeki, Zuma and Ramaphosa

Read the original article in Afrikaans on Die Vryburger
This report does not necessarily reflects the opinion of SA-news.

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Die musiek blom vanjaar by die Vrystaatse Kunstefees 2018, kom gerus ‘n draai!

Die Vrystaat Kunstefees, in wese ’n Afrikaanse fees, is besig om hom as een van die belangrikste internasionale kunstefeeste op die Afrika-vasteland te vestig.

Datum:- 8 – 14 Julie 2018
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