DA leader Mmusi Maimane says his party will be in power in 2019. This is what he said at the DA’s vision 2029 strategy, which took place in Jabulani, Soweto, recently. Those who see the DA as a “white party” will disagree, but Maimane’s spokesperson, Mabine Seabe, who we spoke to over the phone, says this is far from the truth. “The DA is not a white party. The majority of the DA are black young people, and this also shows in the voting narrative that it’s not only white people that vote.” But enough of what they say, what are your views? We asked some young people in Cape Town if they shared the DA leader’s enthusiasm, and what they think of Maimane himself.
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