The Democratic Alliance’s KwaZulu Natal candidate for premier, Zwakele Mncwango, visited Escourt to welcome hundreds of new members into the DA.
According to the party’s Twitter account, more than 600 people were welcomed.
Mncwango also campaigned door to door in the area, asking residents to vote for the DA.
Residents who were able to meet Mncwango told him about the challenges they are facing, particularly unemployment.
Speaking to the media, Mncwango said the community of Escourt is suffering and vowed that if his party were to be elected into office, they would make sure that at least one member of each household is employed. – Nqubeko Community radio