PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
Pensieve
 
Comments: 7
Article views: 414
 
 
 

SA Government leadership and racism

14 April 2014, 18:44

One would expect that the government as custodians of the Constitution to act accordingly to that which they should protect.

True transformative and visionary leadership, albeit an individual or an entity, should be intent on ensuring that the there is a sense of synergy within the environment. A synergy in support of working together to achieve the best for the country (as is the case normally associated with governments) and using diversity to the benefit of all.

Considering the various statements made by the ANC, SACP and EFF ‘leaders’ over the past couple of months, and especially the last couple of days, it is noticeable that the use of rhetoric to ensure that the ‘white-black’ divide is broadened, has escalated. Race is used as a means to win/keep votes! What does this say about both the individual employing this technique, as well as those parties they represent? In reality one can conclude the following:

1)    *  The ANC, SACP, EFF and similar organisations are NOT  interested building a nation that is inclusive of all races and ethnic groups, and therefore the Constitution is not worth being used as toilet paper;

2)    *  The opposing parties’ policies are irrelevant and should not (or cannot ) be debated – a stance common for individuals that are egotistical, arrogant or scared of losing power, thereby acting completely undemocratic;

3)   *   ANC, SACP and EFF (amongst others) politicians prefer to incite emotions and forget about using intellect - a believe that arguments based on race fueled by a terrible history will keep a very large portion of the nation sufficiently angry and therefore blind to the truth of what is really happening in government including that attention should be diverted from their own failures;

4)   *   That the leadership do not respect the general person on the street as they are used as meal-tickets and considered too stupid to know better…

These traits are normally associated with those ‘leaders’ that are known to have committed extreme atrocities. These are not the traits of true leaders, leaders able to ensure economic and social stability and growth.

South Africa cannot afford that its current leadership use baseless rhetoric to fuel anger amidst high-levels of crime and unemployment. I can therefore only conclude that the ANC, SACP, EFF and alliance partners are NOT interested in building a better South Africa, but only in ensuring that they can manipulate voters into feeding their own greed.

One should expect that those guilty be removed from their respective offices as they are not worthy of leading anyone!

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
7 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Thomas Freeman
What can wash away my sins?

The notion of God is as old as humanity and when you have a God, as world history tells us, he needs to be appeased and pacified by constant ritual sacrifice.  Read more...

35 comments 402 views
Submitted by
Todd T Kgosidialwa
Botswana Elections 2014

Batswana have turned up in large numbers at the different polling stations. Read more...

0 comments 33 views
Submitted by
David Muir577
Will the real patriotic ANC pleas...

How many ANC supporters are out there that want to see dramatic changes in the organisations leadership, but are too scared to say anything?  Read more...

4 comments 208 views
Submitted by
Kalos eidos
The human condition and the value...

I read an interesting article a while ago- can’t remember where- but it struck a chord and am sure it will resonate with others as well so will share these observations.  Read more...

14 comments 965 views
Why SMES don't use lawyers

There is a perception that lawyers are expensive. This may be true in several circumstances, but I am aware of several lawyers who offer really good value for money.  Read more...

1 comments 195 views
Submitted by
Inspired Parenting
Oscar Pistorius: Lessons for pare...

While most of us have our opinions and feelings regarding Oscar Pistorius, and regardless of Judge Masipa's ruling, there are some key lessons parents can learn following this tragic story.  Read more...

8 comments 1094 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to R1000 on Hisense smartphones!

View the large range of Hisense smartphones. Buy today and save up to R1000!

Deal of the week!

Save R1200 on the Samsung 48” smart full HD LED television now only R8799. Buy now!

Toys 4 for the price of 3

Buy 4 toys and get the cheapest FREE! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing prices – As seen on TV

Get mind blowing prices on 1000’s of products! Shop now.

Save 20% on Nivea beauty products!

Buy any two Nivea beauty products and save 20%. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop 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.