SACC calls for early election to rebuild SA's moral fibre

The South African Council of Churches is making a call for early elections in South Africa after holding its national conference.

EWN reporter, Gia Nicolaides was at that press briefing.

Also read: SACC says slide into "mafia state" is reparable

It's a moral call as they say.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

Nicolaides says the SACC wants a dissolution of Parliament and early elections so that government can receive a fresh mandate to address a number of issues facing South Africa, particularly that of 'state capture'.

SACC hopes an early election will help rebuild the moral fibre of South Africa and end the disgrace brought on by President Jacob Zuma, she reports.

They want to call on government to realise there are moral issues that need to be addressed.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

This article first appeared on 702 : SACC calls for early election to rebuild SA's moral fibre


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