Numsa launches political party to contest 2016 elections

Numsa will launch the United Front as a political party that will contest local government elections, particularly in the Eastern Cape province.

702's Xolani Gwala on Tuesday spoke to EWN reporter Govan Whittles about the new player on the political scene.

Listen to the interview below:

We know that Numsa intends to launch the United Front, which is its political party which should be supported by workers.

Govan Whittles, EWN reporter

Irvin Jim confirmed that the structures have registered with the IEC in places like the Nelson Mandela metro and Sterkspruit.

Govan Whittles, EWN reporter

If they prove to be successful in any of these areas, it will also embolden the United Front to take up the national elections.

Govan Whittles, EWN reporter

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