I am the self-appointed professor of economic freedom, formerly a slave under the apartheid regime. My advice to the Africans is that we do we the past only as we can make it useful to the present and to the future.Our fathers have lived , and have done their work , and we must do ours.
It has become fashionable for our leaders to blame the apartheid system whenever they fail to deliver in their promises. We can no longer live under the shadow of Nelson Mandela, he has done what he got to do. Ours is to build a foundation for our children and uphold the principles of freedom which he attained and of natural justice.
Whites are enjoying the rich inheritance of justice, properity left behind by their forefathers. We should ask ourselves as to what can we offer to the future generation given what Mandela has bequeathed upon us.
If South Africa is false to the past, the present it will be false to the future.
In the name of humanity , liberty which is fettered , the Constitution and the bible which is trampled upon by our politicians , I dare to call in question and to denounce , with all the emphasis I can command, everything that serves to perpetuate the racial inequalities that exists in our society, be it from blacks or whites alike.
May my tongue cleave to the roof of my mounth if I condone the sufferings of those who have been deprived equal opportunities by the then system of apartheid.
The great sin and shame of Africa is greedness perpetuated by the idea of nepotism which had crippled a lot of African econoimies.
To achieve economic freedom, Africa must free itself from the mentality of colonialism and racialism.As long as we view ourselves as victims of theses system our judgment of what is good for us will be blinded by prejudice.
The gross of injustice and cruelity perpertuated agaisnt the African masses will not disappear if we continue to make reference to it instead of moving forward.There is no cause for self-satisfaction in the long denial of equal rights of millions of South African blacks by white south africans, but there is cause for hope and for faith inour democracy.There is no excuse that can excuse South Afrcan blacks from taking part in the economic properity of the country when they have equal right to vote which was previously denied.
There is no duty that weights heavily on us blacks than to prove that we can change the status quo, and lay down a good foundation for our future generation.
For those who want to avoid the action of the national government to redress the injustices created by the past barbaric system, the message is written on the wall , the command of the constitution is plain, there is no moral issue here, it is wrong extend those rights to the deprived masses.\
There must be no compromise, no further delay with our purpose to economic freedom.
It has been 18 years since the Ruling Party has promised the masses to open those equal opportunities, it is now time to ask them what they have done with our mandate to open the doors of freedom given the fact that they have the keys, freely handed to them. If the promise they made to deliver what is due to the masses is not kept, I am afraid South Africa will find itself engulfed in the racial war which will destroy all the ecomic infrastructure currently in place.
The time for justice has now come, as all the excuses are fading away.
The political leaders who keep referring us to the past do so at the cost of denyng us the future.
We need to start identifying common enemies, both blacks and whites. The common enemies are amongst others, poverty, ignorance and disease.
The politicians should be able to deliver on offering equal opportunities, education and hope to all of us in order to fight these common enemies.For at the heart of battle for equality is deep seated belief in the democratic process.
We need a government which will prepare its people to be taxpayers instead of taxeaters.We need an end to mediocrity to improve performances in all spheres of government. Our current Present should desist from referring to mediocritic performances in governmnet as exceptional service delivery.