DA refuses to join in the real effort to defeat crime in Cape Town

Western Cape needs to deploy police to areas where most needed

28 July 2019 - 00:00 By CAMERON DUGMORE

As we continue to celebrate the life and legacy of president Nelson Mandela, the people of the Western Cape, and Cape Town in particular, remember special, historic moments when that giant of our continent and former resident of our city for 27 years addressed the people of our city, the country, continent and the world.

Immediately after his election as president of a new and democratic SA, Mandela did what he had done four years before. Now, not from prison to the Parade but from parliament to the Parade, he addressed the crowd on the Grand Parade on May 9 1994 as the president-elect of the republic with the words: “You the people have mandated us to change SA from a country in which the majority lived with little hope, to one in which they can live and work with dignity, with a sense of self-esteem and confidence in the future. This needs unity of purpose. It needs unity in action. It requires us all to work together to bring an end to division, an end to suspicion, and to build a nation, united in our diversity.”The..

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