ANALYSIS | Vote the heck? SA has to choose from fibbers and fantasists
The top three parties’ wish lists for the local government polls are unimpressive, to say the least
A broken record of the same promises since 1994, the illusion that Western Cape and Cape Town are the perfect model despite facts to the contrary, and an avalanche of far-fetched dreams only possible in fiction movies.
This is the story of the three leading political parties in SA ahead of the local government elections on November 1, after the unveiling of their manifestos.
The ANC, launching its manifesto on Monday in Pretoria’s Church Square, said little about what is to be done to save municipalities that have collapsed under its misrule for more than two decades...