Let’s first deal with justice and politicians

2010-02-16 11:54

I APPEAL to my fellow South Africans to unite and hold our leaders

accountable for years of bad leadership, poverty, oppression, injustice and the

abuse of power.

The accountability I am referring to begins from president FW de

Klerk, his lily white Cabinet and the unfinished “deal” of the Truth and

Reconciliation Commission. That will lead us as a people to then deal with

president Thabo Mbeki and his silent Cabinet, and eventually President Jacob

Zuma and his loud mouth and materialistic Cabinet.

Let our message as united South Africans be absolutely clear that

“we are watching you as a government and that you are accountable to us the

citizens of the Republic of South Africa”.

We cannot move forward as a nation without first confronting and

dealing with our troubled past. If we do not deal with that, history will simply

repeat itself.

What is needed now, not later, is justice and accountability in

relation to the wrongs committed in our past – more especially the culture of

impunity that is currently destroying South Africa.

What is happening in South Africa is that our current and previous

leaders are reluctant to deal with the past because they are also caught up in

the past. What a shame.


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