South Africa’s opposition party, Democratic Alliance hopes to tackle racism

Image result for South Africa's opposition party, Democratic Alliance hopes to tackle racismSouth Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has pledged to forge coalitions with smaller parties, especially at the local level.

On the campaign trail, Mmusi Maimane – the first black African to lead the centre-right party – told 5,000 supporters the DA would grow jobs, protect minority rights and unite the country.

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South Africans will vote on 8th of May for a sixth time since the end of apartheid in 1994, and while an all-out victory for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is almost certain, the margin of its majority is set to drop following a decade of weak economic growth and a rise in racial tensions.

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