By MJ Majuru
Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane, has called on the country to look beyond state capture when discussing the future of South Africa.
The DA leader says the issue of South Africans working together should be at the fore-front, in ensuring an inclusive participation in the economic sector.
He was speaking from Ivory Park, in Ekurhuleni, where he visited a home for the disabled, orphaned and abused children, as part of commemorating Nelson Mandela’s legacy on his birthday.
Maimane slammed the African National Congress (ANC), accusing it of betraying the people of South Africa, by failing to deliver.
Meanwhile, President Jacob Zuma. spent his 67 minutes in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, where he helped in cleaning the community.
The President said South Africans must carry forward the lessons from former President Nelson Mandela.
At the same time, the Widow of former President, Nelson Mandela urged members of the public to continue ensuring that all South Africans live in dignity.
Machel led a group of world leaders in a highly symbolic and historic march and gathering in central Cape Town, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of elders, and to launch the group’s new global project, “Walk Together”.
She said the initiative is a continuation of Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom.
Machel called on members of society to unite and work towards a South Africa that protects the rights of the most vulnerable.