PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Hubert Khobane
 
Comments: 4
Article views: 1174
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Hubert Khobane's badges.
 

It is going to get worse, much worse!

05 June 2014, 12:10

You thought now is bad, wait to see how it is going to get worse, much worse!

South Africa is indeed a ‘better place’ now than what it was, prior to 1994 for the previously and historically disadvantaged citizens of the country, but unfortunate to say, that the last decade under the ruling of Jacob Zuma, has not been representative of how things changed and changed for the better prior to him being at the helm.

We have had changes and good changes for that prior to him becoming the number 1 whom should be leading by example, but since he took over power, we have been sliding down the drain, and the speed at which things are deteriorating is getting worse by the minute and not even by the day.

The problem lays in the fact that post 05th December 2013, the legacy and stature of Nelson Mandela that was leading by example, is gone. The loyalty to the cause of the ANC has been tainted by its current leadership, and now with him being gone, the vacuum is getting bigger and bigger by the day.

He who should be leading by example, has become exactly the opposite, in his abuse of power, self enrichment, cronyism, factionalism, maladministration, mismanagement, corruption and fraud, all words that can be directly and or indirectly associated with the man in person or the government of which he is the leader.

Within the ranks of the ruling government (ANC) there is discontent and many a loyalist to the party have broken away as the general perception is that the party has lost its goal, mission vision and objective. Situations arrive where within Councils within South Africa; you find that the members, as being ANC, even vote against decisions that are initiated by the party of which they are members. (Tlokwe). This is just a small indication of how things have been derailed in the manifesto of the ruling party, and the worst is still to come.

Public protests are the order of the day, and have become the norm rather than the exception which is indicative (analytical, pinpointing, investigative) of the feelings of the people on the ground, that were supposed to have been the beneficiaries to the democracy that they voted for in 1994.

This would be the 5th democratic election that we would be voting in, and whereas we should have been in a ‘better place and situation’ than before, we find that the ruling party, is losing more and more of its original support, in that the ‘leadership’ is lacking in its mandate, and the promises that people were so gullible to previously believe, are now being questioned, in that we now have a generation of people, that are educated and ask educated questions and doubt empty promises, and can reason, that those promises can never materialized, so through the education of the people, which is the good part, the ANC has become its own worst enemy, as the people on the ground don’t believe those empty promises, and can reason that it would never be attained.

If you thought that things are bad now, you certainly are in la-la land, as the worst is yet to come, in which we are going to witness protests where members of parties are going to turn election campaign meetings into battle grounds, to voice their frustration, and unhappiness with their socio-economical situation that they find themselves in.

So be warned – the worst is yet to be! =========

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Meta
News in the digital age

How do you think that spreading your hate/bigotry and or intolerance helps anybody? Read more...

9 comments 412 views
Submitted by
Brian Faul
How and why a Dictator is born

One needs to remember looking back in history these hard times is when a dictator is more likely to get born. It is during these hard times that a dictator gets voted into power. Read more...

4 comments 1134 views
Submitted by
Prenisha Naidoo
I will be proactive...

This letter is in response to articles on the death of baby Jamie Naidoo, We have the tendency to be reactive…we wait for something to happen, then suddenly we care, writes a News24 User. Read more...

2 comments 373 views
Submitted by
woadstress
Celebration

Make a list of at least ten things that you can celebrate, and write two or three reasons why you can celebrate those things or events. Read more...

1 comments 100 views
Submitted by
Eric de Castro
Last squeak of the year

 Read more...

8 comments 81 views
Submitted by
MarkH

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2DAYS ONLY – 30% off Appliances

Coffee makers, blenders, fans, juicers and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now!

2 DAYS ONLY – 40% off books

Get 40% off when you buy 2 books. For two days only! T&Cs apply. Buy now!

Up to 50% off on outdoor gear

Save on chairs, blankets, cooler bags, umbrellas and more. Shop now!

Save on Samsung

Cameras, mobile phones, TVs, Tablets and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Grand Theft Auto 5

Now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC from R649. Buy now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.