9.7.2020 10:46 am
It is a response by the many marginalised, poverty-stricken and hungry South Africans to a system that excludes them in all imaginable ways.
Corruption is not our number one enemy in this country. It is problem, but not the main problem. Has there ever been a point in the past 100 years or more in South Africa when corruption was not a problem? Well, the short answer is no. However, when Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu released the latest municipality audit results, we reacted with total dismay.
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.
If they don’t want to be left lagging, federations need to be brave enough to step into the unknown, as Cricket SA is doing with the unique 3T Cricket clash.
It will always choose the road that will get it out of the immediate fix, no matter what abyss looms down the track.
People try to look clever by quoting numbers, but behind every one of those figures are real people who can’t feed their children.
While the service provider drags its feet in sorting out the scamming matter, thousands of poor and desperate people continue to fall prey to this thief.
One thing remains clear, whatever her motives, the DA has an obvious challenge that may need urgent attention.
Getting a taste of blackness and acceptance was a glorious thing, as I got the privilege to see the black perspective from the inside out.
How can someone think it okay to send R1 000 a month while they drive a sleek German car and pay exorbitant amounts of money for rent in affluent areas?
The simplest things one can do are to stay at home, wash your hands properly and observe social distancing, in addition to strengthening your body’s immune system.