ANC protests outside Western Cape legislature ahead of Zille's speech

2016-02-19 10:26
A handful of ANC protestors outside the Western Cape legislature ahead of Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province address. (Thulani Gqirana, News24)

A handful of ANC protestors outside the Western Cape legislature ahead of Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province address. (Thulani Gqirana, News24)

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Cape Town - A handful of African National Congress members protested outside the Western Cape legislature on Friday ahead of the State of the Province address.

Men and women in suits and formal wear protested before Premier Helen Zille's address, demanding a responsive SOPA.

They held up posters in ANC colours, which focused on fraud, leadership issues and broken promises.

"Zille's DA protects racists," one of the posters read.

"We demand a plan from the premier, to completely eradicate racism, we want a greater sense of urgency in dealing with gangsterism and crime, we want a youth policy and a youth office housed in the office of the premier, and we want an immediate end to abuse and eviction of farm workers and we want the premier, as she delivers her State of the Province Address to tell the province what her plans are to make real, these important provincial concerns," spokesperson Yonela Diko said.

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