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Job creation, fixing SA’s ailing economy and eradicating corruption is the focal point for the DA ahead of the 2019 general elections, as the party launched its election manifesto in Johannesburg on Saturday. The party hopes to install DA premiers in ANC strongholds, Gauteng and the Northern Cape, as well as grow its support in the Western Cape. DA leader Mmusi Maimane made a clear distinction between how his party governs compared to the ANC. He told supporters at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg that his party wanted a country where citizens got up every morning and went to work.

“We are approaching the day when there will be more people out of work than people with jobs. “I have a dream of putting a job in every home. It cannot be that four out of every ten South African households do not have a single income. If we can put at least one job in every home, it will completely transform these households,” he said. In a clear jab toward President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC-go...

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