Seemingly it has become the norm of this ANC government to re-deploy and promote rogues, crooks, thieves and fraudsters. And yet the DA officials in government do absolutely nothing about it besides comment in the media to earn themselves name and fame.
Many educational institutions fall short of having the bare minimum resources to ensure that learners and teachers are safe during school hours.
News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.
With the working class resorting to online vouchers for groceries and the poor eating less bread than before, is it not impractical for the president to expect ordinary citizens to tighten their belts when MPs, Ministers and government officials' well-fed bellies belie the trouble the economy is in?
Daily, social media is flooded with requests for funding by non-NSFAS students on the brink of financial exclusion at tertiary institutions, because they're unable to raise the money needed to cover historical debt so that they can continue with their studies.
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After Mmusi Maimane's resignation as DA leader, Buccus recycled the madcap mutterings of Herman Mashaba, warning that the DA had been captured by the "right-wing zealots of the Institute of Race Relations".
I am requesting that you publish this letter as a response to the article so that my side of the story can be heard in order to provide a balanced view.
The message is clear: we must do everything to encourage direct investment in SA - failure to do so will likely see the "pot boiling over", with fiscal shortages (taxes falling short), increased hunger/poverty, civil unrest (and perhaps even civil war).
This Jeep is achingly fast in a straight line, but that's about it.
'We got married and 6 months later I wanted a divorce'
'Call me Harry'
He's once again made an appearance for his annual molt.
The great mathematician died at 101.
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A room with a (spectacular) view.
The couple will leave the family in March.
In the wake of Soleimani's death, a group of 60 American ethicists, including some notable Catholic theologians, released a statement stating that "the drone killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on January 3rd by the United States was not morally justified…"
From Iraq and Syria to Yemen he fanned the flames of hatred and sectarian violence causing hundreds of thousands of innocent people to die, millions to become refugees and cities that stood for centuries leveled to the ground.
Almost anything you can think of, the Chinese small-time workers will be producing, somewhere in China, from large cities to the absolute smallest of rural villages and settlements.
The state has a limited capacity to create jobs - it's already regarded as being in an over-borrowed position and has a colossal monthly interest bill to pay its lenders, so it can't do much now.
An eThekwini resident makes a call for the city’s festive season policing approach to become the daily policing practice in the city.
As both a human being as well as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has had to deal with the terrible end results of both road carnage and the appalling continued murder and mutilation resulting from the totally outdated circumcision ritual, I have, possibly, a more in-depth view than the average citizen.
Make no mistake, the ratings agencies are scratching their heads on whether to downgrade us to junk status or to skip directly to leaking styrofoam cup status.
The author made sense in both the argument put forth as well as in accurately describing the actual policing festive season operations on the ground in the bustling and busy city centre of Durban.
In summary, the ANC ruling elite cannot, and do not wish to connect the dots, the economy is anathema to them.
Footage has recently emerged on social media of a street-fight erupting in the otherwise quiet neighbourhood of Kyalami Estate, Johannesburg over the past weekend.
There are too many fingers in too many pies and now they are being caught in their own webs. Even tender decisions need to be reviewed every now and again.
For those who are disappointed with their results, it is not the end of the world. There is absolutely no need to panic or become embarrassed, despondent, depressed or give up on one's vision.
Someone needs to act fast in order to prevent him from doing a "Gupta". Even to the extent of putting all airports on alert.
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