‘Social ills’: ANC mobilises for Durban march

2012-08-30 00:00

THE ANC is planning to stage a march in Durban tomorrow against a range of what it terms “social ills”.

Hoping to draw in ordinary citizens, religious groups and government agencies, the party’s provincial bosses say they are aiming to highlight pervasive problems like rape, the abuse of the elderly, political killings and human trafficking. Corruption, which has become endemic under the ANC’s rule, is not among the scourges mentioned.

Party leaders say they want to “put pressure on law enforcement agencies to arrest the perpetrators” and educate “our people on what to do when they become victims”.

The march begins at 9 am at Albert Park and ends at Durban Police Station.

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