Last chance for political parties to woo voters
By Mikhaila Crowie
18 April 2009
Political parties around the country are wrapping up their final campaigning activities this weekend ahead of Wednesday’s fourth democratic general elections.
The Democratic Alliance held their final campaign rally at the Steven Regan Sports Complex in Mitchells Plain today.
The crowd was addressed by leader by Helen Zille.
Bush Radio reporter Hector Mawonga was at the rally and said despite the overcast conditions, residents were out in full force.
Meanwhile the Independent Democrats Youth Wing will address the Cape Town Youth Rally today at the Parkwood Sports Field.
Bush Radio reporter Mandisi Tyulu is at the rally and said most youngsters are trying to warm themselves up, by playing soccer.
Although it is raining, this does not kill the mood at the event.
Xanthea Limberg, the Acting-President of the Young Independent Democrats, will address the crowd today.
The Congress of the People will hold a mass rally at Site C in Khayelistha, which will be addressed by both Western Cape Premier Candidate Dr. Allan Boesak and Chairperson for COPE, Mbulelo Ncedana.
Bush Radio reporter Mishkah Anthony is at the rally and said the rally was running behind schedule.
Approximately 4 000 people are at the rally today.