11.11.2019 06:05 am
Newly qualified – and willing – professionals are being treated with disdain by the department of health.
In Cloud Cuckoo Land, the territory which the ANC occupies and wants the people of SA to share in an illogical, ruinous redistribution, there will be equity for all in the health system.
The entire South African contingent which went to Japan to collect the Webb Ellis Cup have done us proud as a nation. And not just on the rugby field.
Under a veil of secrecy, it would be too easy for money to be handed out to friends, family, political connections …
Farmers are the people who feed us – now and in the future. They are also providers of significant numbers of jobs.
What the team has done is remind us that the things which bring us together are stronger than those which will threaten to tear us apart.
Mboweni, Mbalula and the rest of the ANC fat cats should be aware that the boycott so far could be chicken feed compared to what will come if they force this.
A win today will do more than any politician, or any economic rescue plan, to put this country back on track.
The sad thing is that his profligate behaviour is copied by many an African leader, who believe they are also kings.
We’re sure the team will be playing their hearts out tomorrow – for the cup and for Rassie.
The authorities must not only sort out cricket on the field, but also off it. And quickly.
Ominously, the sacrifices for ordinary folk are not limited to e-tolls. Mboweni said ‘additional revenue measures will be needed’… so stand by for tax increases.
The unrest is a disturbing mirror for our society and a clear indication that government is failing to bring about a ‘better life for all’.
In the end, Gordhan’s plan was long on platitudes and short on realistic, achievable objectives.
We do not expect a senior government official to become involved in spreading potentially dangerous and inciting comments on social media.
Apart from incompetent cadres running vital water systems, ordinary people need to realise the days are numbered of wasting water on gardens, swimming pools and washing cars.