The DA on Tuesday boasted that its #VoteForChange election advert “received more than 100 000 views across Facebook and YouTube” in two days.The party’s claim about the advert’s reach comes after Chief Mandla Mandela accused it of abusing his late grandfather’s legacy as former president Nelson Mandela’s voice is used in the campaign.“We demand that the DA immediately withdraws this advertisement‚ and that the IEC take the necessary steps to prevent this and future violations of the electoral code‚” Mandla‚ an ANC MP‚ told Daily Dispatch on Monday.The DA statement on Tuesday again invoked the late statesman’s name when it described the ad as “the personal story of a voter in South Africa who draws on the memory of Nelson Mandela and the ideals which he fought for before casting her ballot for the DA”.“The ANC’s criticism of the advert goes against the very ideals which Nelson Mandela himself stood for‚” said DA spokesperson Refiloe Nt'sekhe.“uTata Madiba is our country’s national ic...

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