Johannesburg - Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille
arrived at Park Station in Johannesburg on a train from Soweto on Tuesday
A group of supporters welcomed her with praise songs and ululation
as she emerged from the station.
Most supporters wore DA T-shirts and sang in the busy
streets near the station. Some carried DA posters bearing Zille's face or a
"Vote for Jobs" slogan.
Hawkers had to move their stands to make way for the crowd.
Zille spoke to a woman selling vegetables, greeting her by the hand, and gave
her a pamphlet.
"I like your blue tent", she said pointing to the
Some commuters followed the crowd and took photographs. The
group moved towards busy Noord Street singing in Sesotho that they would change
President Jacob Zuma's government.