Media: Women Farmworkers Threaten Election Boycott

16 04 2009
Davison Makanga
28 March 2009
Source: All Africa

Cape Town — Women from South Africa’s three Cape provinces have marched to parliament in Cape Town to denounce the country’s “slow and unbalanced” land redistribution programme. The protesters said if they are not given greater access to land, they will not vote in the country’s Apr. 22 general elections.

Placard-waving women at the Mar. 26 protest criticised the country’s Minister of Land Affairs, Lulu Xingwana, for failing them. Read the rest of this entry »