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DA leader Maimane on the campaign trail in Eastern Cape

Mmusi Maimane addressed a crowd in Motherwell, before visiting the township of Kayamandi.

File picture: DA leader Mmusi Maimane dances on stage at a community hall in Bethelsdorp, Port Elizabeth, as party supporters welcome campaigning politicians on 24 June 2016. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has hit the campaign trail in the Eastern Cape this week ahead of next month's local government elections.

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, which comprises Port Elizabeth, is regarded as one of the hotly contested regions in this year's elections.



Maimane addressed a crowd in Motherwell this morning, before visiting the township of Kayamandi.

Maimane's spokesperson, Mabine Seebe, says this is an area that has been let down by the current administration, the poor service delivery, corruption and unemployment are rife.

"As the DA, we've committed through our manifesto and on the grounds to ensure that we stop corruption, create jobs and deliver better services."