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10 meaningful things that should happen on Mandela Day

15 July 2014, 07:12

President Jacob Zuma should resign- I really think our President has served his purpose, we are thankful for the great things he has done, he has been very instrumental  in so many peacemaking interventions, but we cannot dispute that his relationship with South Africans has reached its sell by date. His government has been marred with so much corruption, lawlessness and this type of governance is neither good for his health nor the tax payers

Pansy Tlakula should also resign- I think she is also taking lots of strain from trying to hold to something that no longer belongs to her, she too has served her purpose, she has delivered on her mandate, we are done with elections, the ANC won; can she just do the honourable thing like Dr Mamphele Ramphele

Julius Malema should go on a leadership training course and read John C Maxwell’s book, The Difference Maker- Julius Malema reminds me why good mentoring and coaching are much needed offerings; we need seasoned leaders who will train young people on leadership. Energy like his needs to be managed and channelled, it will be very unfortunate for South Africa if young people start to identify with his leadership

Organizational Remuneration Revision- Based on what happened in Marikana,I hope every Industry Leader is tasking his team on looking at remuneration structures especially at lower bands because issues of some people being highly overpaid and others grossly  underpaid are not only unique to Mining. I am not at all suggesting we should give people at lower bands millions of rands, but I am suggesting maybe we can fund their children’s tertiary education, provide safe transportation for them to and from work, give them financial literacy courses, be concerned about their empowerment and how we can help them in giving their children are better future. Poverty is man-made and can be destroyed by the same man

New laws on Rhino horns and cable theft- A new law should be passed that anyone caught killing rhinos, stealing Gautrain or Power cables will get their hands chopped. Our prisons are already full so getting more people there is no longer the solution for both the Correctional Services and Tax payers; we can pair this intervention with education around nature conservation

New laws on Relationships- A relationship law that states that one should do the following before they date someone , contact three of their ex for references, check the person’s credit  and criminal records and get their prospective lover to do psychometric tests on emotional intelligence. These requirements stems from the growing trend of people killing their partners.

E-tolls payments should be erased- We know that these offerings were never welcomed and the fact that David is trying to gain popularity by sweet talking us to paying them is not a very charming way to start a relationship with Gautengers. We should look at creative ways of paying e-tolls like selling Thandi Modise’s farm

Therapy sessions for South Africans- I really live for the day when we can all heal from apartheid scars, the way we sometimes play the race card against each other can be soul diminishing and tacky. I wish we could see each other from a soul perspective, treat each other as we would love to be treated and realize that abusing each other is not serving us well and will certainly not create a South Africa we can all live in peacefully. We have such a beautiful country, with enough abundance for all of us, cant we just engage each other from a love perspective

Intervention to deal with street beggars- I cannot quite remember when it all started but lately every robot has a beggar. Can someone advise how we can work together to address this, I can contribute in training them on writing CVs, applying for jobs and preparing for interviews, but I am pretty sure we will need people with counselling skills because some of these beggars look like they use a substance of some sort. Is unemployment really the cause of all this or are we missing something.

I should start dedicating more time to youth development interventions-It’s one thing to hold other people accountable, its wisdom to hold oneself accountable. I should dedicate more time to leadership development of young people in that way I can also contribute to shaping a more liveable South Africa. A saying goes, if you point a finger at a person; know that the rest of the fingers are pointing at you.

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