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ACDP promises economic growth

The ACDP says it aims to boost employment, reduce poverty and grow the economy.

ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) says it aims to boost employment, reduce poverty and achieve annual economic growth of seven percent.

The ACDP launched its election manifesto in Soweto South of Johannesburg on Saturday where the party also prayed for a peaceful election in May.

ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe says South Africa is facing a major unemployment crisis.

"We will ensure that the state provides an enabling environment for businesses to grow the economy much faster and also create more jobs by providing necessary infrastructure among other things."

The country will go to the polls on 7 May.

Meanwhile, the Democratic Alliance (DA) will launch its election manifesto in Polokwane today.