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Zuma describes DA as the 'brainchild of oppressors'

President Zuma reminded residents that oppressors brought poverty and took land away from them.

President Jacob Zuma greets chiefs during a visit at one of the hostels in Tembisa. Picture: Clement Manyathela/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has urged Tembisa residents not to vote for the Democratic Alliance (DA), describing the party as the brainchild of oppressors.

Zuma was speaking at a local sports ground after a door-to-door campaign.

The President told the crowd they must not forget where they come from and reminded residents that oppressors brought poverty and took land away from them.



He says people can vote for opposition parties all they want but they won't do anything as they are not in government.

Zuma says if the African National Congress (ANC) wins in small margins, it won't be able to deliver on services.

The president visited two hostels in Tembisa so far calling on residents to vote for the party in August.



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