Cleaning up the filthy remnants of apartheid

2008-05-03 00:00

THE resistance against apartheid and the oppressive regime that was the architect of the system made the black people of this country one of the most resilient on Earth. They were relentless in rejecting systems and policies that made them second-class citizens to their white brothers and sisters.

Liberation movements, mainly the African National Congress, called for residents not to pay for what was an excuse for services which resulted in a total boycott at one point or another. Under the circumstances, this was a legitimate request as services were dispensed under the guise of “some animals are more equal than others”.

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