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Former Factory Worker Set To Shake Up Politics

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Twenty years ago, after scaling the trade union ladder at a Western Cape paint factory, she chanted the pan Africanist slogan, "One settler, one bullet" even as others had decided it would be sensible to dismantle apartheid peacefully. Later, as an independent MP Kiko Alonso Eagles Jersey she faced death threats as she campaigned for clarity over a multi billion euro arms deal that allegedly benefited senior members of the African National Congress government. Nelson Mandela described her as his favourite opposition politician and the South African army made her an honorary colonel.

 

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To Authentic Kiko Alonso Jersey claim the mayoral chain she had to shed her freedom and merge her plucky Independent Democrats (ID) with Helen Zille's Democratic Alliance (DA) a party that speaks to the minds of many South Africans but has never won the hearts of the poor, black majority. The DA has limited liberation credentials, is pro Kiko Alonso Jersey market, well organised Authentic Jordan Matthews Jersey and supported chiefly by the 20

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