JOHANNESBURG – Bongani Baloyi, Former ActionSA Gauteng chairperson, has announced the formation of his new political party named Xiluva.
March ended with optimism and resilience for Baloyi, after he bowed out of ActionSA two weeks ago due to him and Mashaba having “irreconcilable differences”.
The formation of the party is in collaboration with former ActionSA councillor in Ekurhuleni, Tlhogi Moseki, who is Xiluva’s national chairperson, the duo reiterated that they represent the majority of the demographic and believe the youth will change the state of the country.
The party will be on a mission and obligate itself to create opportunities for the young people to lead the country and change the political agenda within South Africa. Citing that it was time for post ANC-dominance and the youth to take up spaces in politics and other avenues.
When asked about how he to choosing Xiluva as a political name he said “Xiluva was born out of the sense of political hopelessness, homelessness and desperation. Xiluva is founded on the values of family, ubuntu, community and most importantly, multiracialism. This is a fundamental departure from the status quo of the body politics of our country.”
Baloyi said over the next coming months, he will be working to grow Xiluva and develop its policies.