Time has come for real political change: Ramphele

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Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele concluded her Easter holiday electioneering campaign by visiting communities in areas traditionally known as ANC strongholds.

Ramphele was welcomed with a cheer by party supporters and communities in Zibediela and Sekhukhuniland in Limpopo, as well as Ga-Phaahla village near Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga.

Ramphele told the communities in three areas she visited in Limpopo and Mpumalanga that time has come for real political change.

She accused President Jacob Zuma and the ruling party of corruption.

Ramphele urged community members to use their vote next month cleverly by electing people who will listen to them and serve their interests.

“This government of the ANC has become too arrogant, too corrupt, and unaccountable. To the president who has taken R250 million to build himself a palace and then to claim he didn’t know. If he doesn’t know what’s going on his own back yard, how is he going to know what’s going on in Siyabuswa. That for me is an indication that the ANC government is parcel budded and voters must use the 7th of May to send them a message.”

She says Agang is offering five building blocks that will assist the country and enable its people to grow and develop.

She says education and entrepreneurship are key to their election manifesto.

“Problems of the last 20 years have been the deterioration of quality of education and the failure to provide free education to all those who need it so that we can develop the skills of South Africans. We are determined to provide free education from grade zero up until university; But then you repay by paying it forward as a professional, as an entrepreneur you can chose. You can pay back through the tax system or you can work for the state.”

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