"The ANC needs to repent for continuing to vote in people who steal from the poor‚" said anti-apartheid activist Dr Mamphela Ramphele‚ "but so must we." Speaking with TimesLIVE outside the Anglican Church of the Holy Redeemer in Sea Point on Sunday‚ Ramphele said the ANC "have failed to lead" and has "betrayed the promise of freedom". She delivered a keynote address at the churches’ 96th anniversary celebration on Sunday. The congregation converged from all over the Cape Town’s Cape Flats area where their families were displaced to by the apartheid government when forced removals started in Sea Point in 1959. Ramphele called on citizens to take responsibility for the current political crisis in country and also for corruption and violence against women and children. "It starts with us‚ we the citizens are the stewards of this democracy. Whatever goes right and wrong we must take responsibility." She said that the ethics which govern people’s lives would ultimately decide which leade...

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