Xenophobia frightens hell into me, not only as a member of a minority group but as a human being trying to see a future for us all in a South Africa that never stops crying. Xenophobia has struck our small town of Knysna before and we, as a community, did little if anything about it. It’s as easy to be hopeless as it is to have a hopeless opinion about hate that has no valid argument. Surely it stems from individuals who fill their personal holes of unemployment, drugs and threatened ego by blaming someone else rather than those truly … ‘Click here to read full article…’
When people blame the distant past because they screwed up the present, they do not deserve to be leaders. I’m talking about Jacob Zuma, of course. What makes his blame even more detestable is that he uses race as a weapon just like one of his cronies recently did with the riots in Soweto. Promoting hate is not a good leadership quality either. Surely there are good ANC members in Knysna who disagree with him on this??? If so, why are they so silent? Is it because a salary is more important to them than human rights? Hate is not … ‘Click here to read full article…’
If you missed it, go here to read Part 1 of Message From South Africa’s Next President? The biggest insight we have into Kgalema Motlanthe was his speech at the Liliesleaf Trust’s commemorative gala dinner in honour of the Harold Wolpe Trust. It’s even more important considering the run up to Mangaung, the race for the future of South Africa. Being a reluctant leader may cost Kgalema Motlanthe the opportunity for presidency, allowing Jacob Zuma to rout Limpopo’s and the ANCYL’s displeasure with KZN’s mass Zulu representation and a diluted SACP.'Click here to read full article...'