Johannesburg - The DA has a track record of managing the
economy where it governs to create more jobs, party leader Helen Zille
an election rally in the North West on Tuesday.
"It is no coincidence that the one province where
the Democratic Alliance governs [Western Cape] has the lowest unemployment in
South Africa," Zille said in Klerksdorp.
"... Where South Africans have voted the DA into
office, we are managing the economy well so that it grows fast enough to create
many more real, permanent jobs."
She said national government had failed to deliver on its
promises for job creation since 2009 and many more South Africans were now
"As I cross the country, more and more South
Africans are telling me that a better life for all might be promised by the
African National Congress, but it is being delivered by the DA," Zille
Good governance without corruption was a formula for job
creation, and this was working in DA-led areas.
"You will not find a Nkandla where the DA
governs," Zille said in reference to controversial R246m security upgrades
to President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal.
The DA's policies helped entrepreneurs to start small
businesses, improved education and helped graduates to get internships.
"Other parties talk of the better life; we are
delivering the job-creating economic growth that actually creates the better
Zille said her party was growing bigger and stronger, and
she urged potential voters to participate in next week's general elections and
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