PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
czoe
 
Comments: 18
Article views: 652
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all czoe's badges.
 

The loss of patriotism is running deep in our country?

02 April 2014, 14:09

The Patriarchs of our democracy are bombarded by cries of despondency and it seems the Opposition Parties are taking advantage of the present circumstances. The people are confused on which party they should vote for in these coming elections. It is not astonishing when you find people crying fowl play because of lack of Service Delivery something which is a Right to all who voted in faith, but now the majority of the populace have traded their positions in society in order to canvass for these newly formed “Parties” that soon crumbled down over misguided representation.

The ANC has stood for the people of S.A. for over 100 years, campaigning for the “freedom” of all the races. The Stalwarts of our Liberation Struggle, people like John Langalibalele Dube; Robert Sobukwe, Oliver Tambo; Chris Hani and others have fought diligently for our People and it is a shame that we recently are experiencing all these tribal and racial disputes taking place in the political arena of our country. And now you find dissension coming from all directions, and the African People are contesting against the same Political Party that has stood for our Nation (Isizwe sethu) under the apartheid regime.

We as the Democratic Rainbow Nation do condemn some acts perpetuated by unscrupulous members in some organization and institutions, but it does not discredit the ANC and its afflliates as the political party of the Rainbow nation.

Since the beginning of the campaigns for the upcoming elections in May there has been a growing trend of people joining or crossing floors to what they term as the “party” of the future, where were they when the past regime was killing and torturing our people inside and out of prison.

The only reason that we find so much comedy in the political arena is the reason that the same bodies that are judging the present ruling party, is that they crave to change the Constitution of this Country to suite their “agendas”. It is the reason now you find people you don’t usually meet in the township running around campaigning to get in as much of the constituency to turn this country back to the Apartheid era.

A good organizational structure with a subtle Mandate will not canvass on the pitfalls of the other unless it has nothing to offer, except empty promises.

We need to build this country on good solid ground with leaders who have good fundamental “moral and ethical” values, to inspire the Young growing generation of our country, especially now we are celebrating our 20th anniversary into our delicate democracy.

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
18 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Carla Franco
Submitted by
Ross Parker
New Tech for New Africa

 Read more...

1 comments 134 views
Submitted by
Bill Gordon
Best Ways To Sell A Car That Does...

It’s often easy to think of our cars as people, sometimes even friends. Sadly, however, cars don't tend to last as long as people do.  Read more...

6 comments 2632 views
Submitted by
Lesego Setou
5 Reasons why I love my president

One of the things JZ can do well, is that he does not take life too seriously. He clearly understand that worrying is never good for one’s vitality Read more...

84 comments 3844 views
Submitted by
Govan Toni Maart
Can South Africa Can-can for Cann...

Before I can address the negatives or benefits of cannabis, we all first have to take a look at the current state our country and Government is in. Read more...

10 comments 897 views
Submitted by
Abwana Boomklouf
Smile, things can't get much wors...

Even though every day we hear stories of new maintenance issues, more money being poured into an bucket with no bottom and other other failing pieces of our economic structure, one must realise things can only get so much worse. Read more...

10 comments 991 views
 

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 Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 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.