23.3.2020 12:14 pm
The majority of consumers in SA are unable to fill up a trolley in the best of times, let alone to finance a serious stockpile.
Pictures of empty shelves and long queues have pervaded all forms of media in South Africa over the past few days. These scenes are not unlike those in other parts of the world as many consumers succumb to panic buying, in fear of running out of toilet paper – among other essential items.
The white liberal establishment, both inside and outside the DA, holds on to its race-blindness by distorting the idea of non-racialism.
Unless the big issues are addressed, many may continue viewing events like the investment conference simply as mere talk shops.
The institute’s head of media responds to the former DA leader saying some of its members don’t want ‘a reconciled South Africa that redresses historical injustices’.
To lose freedom of thought would be to lose something uniquely human.
RIGHT OF REPLY: The former IPID boss claims that recent exposés about the police watchdog don’t grasp the full picture.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
Robert Mugabe may be dead, but the ghost of decades of ruin remain.
Government has struggled for many years to develop the right policies to beat poverty.
A new approach to criminalisation could end the drug wars on the Cape Flats.
Those viciously criticising the rule of law today are likely to need the same courts to protect them in future.
Even a cursory glance at earlier industrial revolutions will show that they have not been associated with the interests of the working or underclasses.
The irony of the current public protector is that her office only exists because of the Constitution, the supreme law. But that does not seem to be what she is being loyal to.
Right now, the president looks increasingly like a mercenary whose legitimacy is guaranteed by money.