UDM gets pre-election boost

The United Democratic Movement on Monday announced more than 800 delegates from troubled political party Congress of the People will be throwing their weight behind Bantu Holomisa during the upcoming polls.

Former Cope deputy president Mbhazima Shilowa. (Left) and UDM leader Bantu Holomisa (right) held a brief media briefing in Sandton on 24 February 2014 about plans for more than 800 Cope delegates to support the UDM during the upcoming elections. Picture : Reinart Toerien/EWN