Without imposing any reference to the past political victories in1994 the South African economic progress is important. The corruption and unequal distribution of income in this countryis delaying economic progress, so much even the president himself is involved in corruption.
Jacob Zuma is feeding from the poor and cannot justify his spending of R210.50 million on his Nkandla homesteadupgrade in KZN. The year 2013 is at its endand investigations are still in progress with documents kept secret. The very same president is the one that allowed the Gupta family to lend at the Waterkloof Air Force Base illegally and then denied it.
His ANC has recently failed to represent the Marikana victims on trial arranged by Dali Mpofu but the DA and the EFF welcomed the ruling of the Legal Aid SA to be held accountable for payment of the victims’ legal fees. Marikana victims along with mostSouth Africans evidently saw that the DA and the EFF care about the suffering victims seeking justice, which puts ANC at a vulnerable state for next year’s elections. While the ANC is busy making such inconsiderate and irresponsible decisions that affect many it can only make one wonder about the fate of the upcoming youth.
What will inspire them? How can they see a better future for SA when the poor is not considered as a priority by the government? To add on these concerns is the long Cosadtu and Sadtu strike that took place over Angie Motsekga’s resignation which affected the pupils’ education negatively. At the end of the day the strikers lost their strike due to their disrespectful behavior of displaying panties attributed to Angie. Meanwhile Angie recently reported that the number of teachers who have left the Department of Education 2012/2013 are more than 14000 same as 2011/2012.
The education system is not making progress and the lessons given to the youth is improper, that striking is how you get what you want and education can be compromised. On the brighter side though sex education is receiving more attention from the youth unlike academic education. As a result early March 2013 it was reported that 84% of youth and adults in Gauteng Province are HIV free.
An encouragement to youth and officials to better the education system so that the beneficiaries of the Youth Wage Subsidy provided by the DA can be consumed. The question is who can lead us to a progressive South Africa? Gladly the EFF led by Julius Malema has been officially launched with great feedback from the supportive members describing the EFF as “The black Messiah” for the people. I’m sure it was disturbing months back for people who believe in Julius to witness him being dragged to court on charges of corruption while knowing his only a human caring for them.
There are plenty of corrupt government officials including the president himself but none is ever questioned, Julius is a victim of jealousy of what he will become. The DA has bluntly pointed out those facts by exposing how South Africans predominantly enjoy being treated like victims through the e-toll billboard saga which needed IEC to resolve. The rivalry between the ANC and the DA is heating up andthe EFF can only join in to retrieve a share. With elections coming next year the DA and the EFF have a strong fight against the ANC. The two parties pose a threat to ANC as they derive meaning in ordinary people’s lives across SA and for once history has a possibility being re-written.
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