13.7.2020 01:25 pm
The act of paying the ‘last respect’ leads us to even disrespect and disregard the laws, and sadly it looks like the extravagance and cost associated with black funerals are going nowhere.
Black funerals have proven to not be any less opulent even through the hard times of Covid-19, with stricter rules of movement and numbers in attendance.
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule is correct: justice forbids indefinite suspensions.
It is a response by the many marginalised, poverty-stricken and hungry South Africans to a system that excludes them in all imaginable ways.
In dealing with a crisis of this magnitude, South Africa has understandably opted not to take any chances by devolving power to provinces to unilaterally deal with Covid-19.
We need to be open and free from the secrecy that fills the halls of power. That is non-negotiable.
If we want this to happen, the opposition must get its act together and we have to do rest at the polls.
Lockdown is depriving many of us of our humanity. One thing we must not surrender is our ‘ubuntu’. Virtual meetings, lessons, lectures and so on have merit, especially in these times.
There’s a King Pie in my area that’s too far to walk and too close to drive. It’s a problem. I might have to move. It would be easier if they moved.
The reality remains, just as all technology requires updates from time to time, in order to ensure adapted functionality, society also needs to adapt, meaning some like Schuster may, unfortunately, be caught in the race storm for change.
PS: Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual recent events, is purely coincidental.
Knee-jerk reactions must be avoided at all costs now. Politicians must avoid trying to do what appears right and do what is effective – and that requires cool heads.
The municipalities will continue to plunder and loot until they are unable to provide basic services. And then the consequences will be catastrophic.
I swear… some people just want to watch the world burn. Or maybe this is just a deeply cynical manifestation of Kanye’s previous support for the current incumbent.
‘We need to silence these people who can see our grand world plan. They ignore the Mainstream Media and use social media instead.’
It works as a call to action for Gumtree (which is offering prizes for people who show their unwanted goods) as well as a bit of light entertainment.