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'Govt has lost its moral compass'

Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the IFP is a party of action rather than just words.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the IFP is a party of action rather than just words. Picture: Mia Spies/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi says government has lost its moral compass.

With elections less than two weeks away, the IFP held a community meeting in Durbanville last night.

Residents from Durbanville, Mitchell's Plain and Strand attended the "have your say" event.

Community members said service delivery, unemployment and crime are the biggest issues that need to be addressed by politicians.

Buthelezi says they are a party of action rather than words as South Africans are tired of empty promises.

"We respect your right to design solutions so we take responsibility for implementing those solutions in partnership with you."

Mitchell's Plain resident Adeela Amardien says she's lost faith in the Democratic Alliance and the ANC and will draw her cross next to a different party.

"They promised the people and didn't deliver so I would like some changes."

South Africans take to the polls on Wednesday 7 May.