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'Change is an offer only the DA can make to the electorate', says Athol Trollip

The Democratic Alliance (DA) promised to bring change and employment to South Africa at their local government election manifesto launch.

The DA's Athol Trollip says jobs and better governance are two seminal issues that challenge the country.

Unemployment is a massive crisis. Any self-respecting political party that is preparing to govern would have to speak about jobs.

Athol Trollip, DA federal chairman

Trollip says that, unlike the ANC, the opposition party is able to offer the voting public change.

According to Trollip, the party is willing to consider coalition partners to govern in certain municipalities.

We're in it to win it out right.. but if we can't, we have to look - as the largest party - to find some coalition partners.

Athol Trollip, DA federal chairman

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report:


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