The candidates before you know that the IFP has set up a system of deployed IFP national and provincial leaders who are not only monitoring the performance of candidates during these elections but will also do so after these elections.
All of our forebears contributed to what South Africa has become. That does not, however, mean that I must apologize to anyone for being born a Zulu, or for having that culture.
I rejected the armed struggle because, as a Christian, I am committed to a nonviolent and peaceful struggle. But people take their own initiatives, because it is a Lebanon type of situation here.
I have always believed in dialogue and in nonviolence, and if you look at my background you will see that it has always been my policy to talk to everyone.
I have been in America only once since Mr. Clinton became your president – as a speaker at the United Nations.
AIDS is the biggest challenge, the major disaster facing this country and we would have wished for something more specific and far-reaching.
Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.
We are here because we are determined to offer the people of the Western Cape choices which are long overdue.
Well, surely, I am not in charge of South Africa.
Others may make you promises, once again, and then election after election not deliver. We will not do this.