Ahead of the 8 May National Elections you would do well to acquaint yourself with the Political Parties registered on the National level for the elections.
Today we introduce you to: People’s Revolutionary Movement – PRM
Launched in 2016 in KwaZulu-Natal, the PRM is led by president Nhlanhla Buthelezi – who has previously used his Twitter account to describe the EFF’s Julius Malema as “a whites’ surrogate” and the EFF as a “white-formed party”. The PRM has received most of its media attention thus far as a result of its vocal homophobia: It has denounced “those who promote Sodom and Gomorrah in the land of our kings and queens”. It is also against abortion, prostitution, and foreign nationals. When it comes to the latter group its policies are quite detailed, including penalising landlords who let premises to foreign nationals over South Africans. It wants poor South Africans charged a maximum of R100 a month for electricity and water, and rich South Africans taxed more punitively.
The People’s Revolutionary Movement (PRM) is a South African political party founded in November 2016 by former African National Congress councillor Nhlanhla Buthelezi in the KwaZulu-Natal province . Known for its socially conservative views (particularly on LGBT rights), the party is contesting the 2019 national and provincial elections.
People’s Revolutionary Movement (PRM) is a product of demands by the poor and helpless people of