ANCYL: Limpopo leaders threaten govt

2012-08-29 22:11

Johannesburg - The ANC Youth League in Limpopo will march in protest against national government's intervention in the province, it said on Wednesday.

"The presence of the administrators in the province has now reached a point of intolerance and [the ANCYL] therefore wishes to declare that [the] Limpopo province will be ungovernable for as long as administrators are still in the province," the ANC Youth League said in a statement.

"We are determined to ensure that the people of Limpopo are not suffering because some people in the national Cabinet are threatened by the independent thinking of the Limpopo leadership, particularly towards [the] Mangaung [national] conference of the ANC."

The ANCYL would march against administration, from SABC Park in Polokwane on Thursday. The march was originally to have taken place on August 21.

Limpopo government spokesperson Tebatso Mabitsela was not immediately available for comment.

The government intervened in the bankrupt province in December, in terms of section 100(1)(b) of the Constitution.

The provincial treasury and the provincial departments of education, health, public works and roads and transport were all subject to the intervention.

The ANCYL called on all sectors of society to join "the mother of all marches to demand the withdrawal of the imposition of Section 100(1)(b)".

"The provincial administration, as it includes the provincial treasury, is abducted by the dictatorship of [national] administrators," it said.

"They... hold the entire [provincial] administration at ransom because all finances are supposed to be dispatched from treasury inclusive of the departments which were not placed under [the intervention]."

It said the employment of public servants, the procurement of textbooks, medication, groceries, payments of rates and services of public offices, police stations and hospitals were "being mired" by the intervention.

"These problems are brought by the imposition of the system, and on its own [it] ridicules the integrity of the Limpopo people," the ANCYL said.

"We have waited for outcomes on investigations on alleged corruption as conducted by appointed companies, the public protector and the auditor general, for months now and therefore are heading to the streets to demand them."

  • maarten.slabbert.7 - 2012-08-29 22:22

    Ok, so the government is trying to "fix" the incompetence that led to the province being bankrupt, and the "children" are complaining? Yeah, that makes a lot of sense! Make the province ungovernable? That sounds like terrorism to me.

      christelle.james.7 - 2012-08-29 22:26

      Maarten, that is what they are trying to do in the WC - wrong, but knowing their thinking, one can understand them trying that in the WC, but in a province run by their mother body. Flip, this must me a first!! LOL

      bob.small.7547 - 2012-08-29 22:28

      Spot on!

      atholl.canterbury - 2012-08-29 23:31

      There is a better idea ... that invasion ... the Botswana Invasion... Please remind the Children that the Incorruptable Botswana Govt have no army ... no weapons .... no fighter jets ... no soldiers or artillery ... Please point them in that direction ... tempt them with an easy victory ... and a reward of Gold and then they can Govern. They won't need weapons ... just declare a war and claim the victory. Sign up as many 'youthful children' .... and march .. to Gabarone.

      Vince.York - 2012-08-30 06:53

      yes, statements like these do demand far greater 'Marikana cleansing actions' by our impartial police who are there to maintain law and order - which of course they will never do! The laxity of the anc racist regime to this close to the border zanu-pf guidebook to criminality mentality has long gone too far as SA has blossomed in legitimizing every anti-social attitude and means possible. Next thrilling installment can surely only be the shoddy Limpoopooh province declaring itself a bankrupt nation on it's own called the "Land of the Uguu Buguuh branch swinger People" and depart from thieving from our centralized national coffers.

      cap.mor.5 - 2012-08-30 07:25

      It sounds to me as if this 'Independent Thinking' is exactly what got you bunch of thieves into bankruptcy in the first place. The mind boggles.

      pierre.pretorius.370 - 2012-08-30 10:34

      I drove through Limpopo in April, and the place is a wasteland => already ungoverned. If you want to vote for the ANC, then you must suffer the effects. Stop complaining or vote DA. Make a plan. Please. Get a brain.

  • christelle.james.7 - 2012-08-29 22:25

    What is he trying to say. The ANC is the leadership in Limpopo!!! Vote them out you fool - but you cannot, because you are part of the ANC! Oh my goodness!!!!!

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  • danny.levin.351 - 2012-08-29 22:25

    Old news, in case they have not noticed Zimpopo has been "ungoverned" for a number of years... bunch of morons.

      maree.cassie - 2012-08-30 07:01

      Just what i wanted to say! Idiots!

      humphrey.galane - 2012-08-30 12:11

      we are not Zimpopo, boss mind you language...

  • daleinn - 2012-08-29 22:32

    Its a disease called corrupt thinking! the thinking of Limpopo or ANCYL is that tax payers money, can be used like a lottery , free for mahala !!

  • @Thabo.Shaku - 2012-08-29 22:36

    A case of displaced militancy!

  • John Badenhorst - 2012-08-29 22:44

    statistically one only has to look across the border at what happened in Zim and the future picture becomes it just me or are we heading in the same direction?

      butch.poulter - 2012-08-30 07:45

      In order for evil (ANC,ancyl,unions) to triumph it is necessary only for good men (Ave citizen is RSA society) to do nothing. What are we going to do about it? Any suggestions before these morons destroy our way of life.

  • ssheshani - 2012-08-29 22:46

    I guess all Limpopo youth league members are fools, how can you strike against the help of rebuilding the province after it ws bankrupted by their frnds? They must just say it that they are broke now cz there's nomore misusing of state funds like before

      morokwe.malatji - 2012-08-30 12:51

      no more tenders from comrates

  • Kala - 2012-08-29 22:46

    Bwahahahahaha. The ancyl are a frikkin laughing stock

  • robynne.els.1 - 2012-08-29 22:48

    This is fantastic, let the idiots do their toi toi and demand things while destroying other things in limpopo and keep themselves busy and out of the western cape!

  • sarel.brits - 2012-08-29 23:22

    The problem I have with this is if this crap gets out in the International Media they might think all South Africans are this stupid I think its time the ANC put the YL in its place or disband the f-ups its getting ridiculous.

      deon.jansevanrensburg.58 - 2012-08-30 06:30

      They already think all South Africans are stupid - the Marikana rabbit cemented that reputation for us. It also does not help when the Gauteng Police Commissioner attends meetings (where International delegates are attending) with a sangoma in tow to advise him.

      Vince.York - 2012-08-30 06:56

      the popularity stupidity vote of near 2/3rds to the racist anc regime clearly shows it is the case

      butch.poulter - 2012-08-30 07:46

      The too scared of these kids

  • bernpm - 2012-08-29 23:39

    Sounds like a good plan :-) All can do what they want. Fun can be had by all till hunger strikes.

  • - 2012-08-30 00:00

    Threatened by the INDEPENDENT thinking of the limpopo government! Hahahaha Scuse my editorial laugh. Its BECAUSE of their Indi thinking that the province is robbed blind! They want the rulers out so they can cas in on the province's money. another question, was Limpopo ever governable ?

  • rudi.botha.376 - 2012-08-30 00:20

    We should encourage the ANCYL - they are bringing about the fall of the ANC which is unavoidable. Maybe we should learn from them. All the anti ANC people in Pretoria should make Pretoria ungovernable.....

  • william.letsong.5 - 2012-08-30 00:28

    The ANCYL is a disrespectful bunch of attention seeking lazy moronic thugs who don't respect the choices of the majority of the country's electorate. They live and believe in a culture of demanding things. The gang believes in violence instead of negotiating and enjoy the ANC principle of not accepting responsibility...

      bronwyngrobler - 2012-08-30 07:12

      Could not have said it better myself!

  • BulletProof. - 2012-08-30 00:30

    What the cow dried out and now they get upset? Or Juju is telling again what the youth league have to do.

  • tshivhombelaf - 2012-08-30 01:01

    Mafias runned government, mafias sponsored marches and rallies, blah blah!!

      morokwe.malatji - 2012-08-30 12:53

      and people still not aware that they are being used!

  • margaret.brand.12 - 2012-08-30 01:29

    Its time the government desolved their youth league. They are a bunch of useless hooilgans who are too big for their boot by trying to tell government what to do, without stopping to think about the damage they are doing to their own people and the country. The youth league is suppose to help uplift and guide the youth nots its parents

  • mailmattcraig - 2012-08-30 02:17

    Should that not be idiotic thinking of the Limpopo Leadership

  • iceman196 - 2012-08-30 03:54

    'independent thinking' what thinking is that, through your backside, you lot are incapable of thinking, all you want is to sink this country into a useless piece of barren nothing

  • Mark - 2012-08-30 03:56

    Of course they were threatened! Threatened with bankrupting the entire country by pouring funds into the financial black hole that Limpopo has become. The ANC-YL display only the most disgusting attributes of leadership here. 'Independence' is not being given some money from central government and then spending it in your province as you see fit. South Africa is not a confederation of fiefdoms to be ruled over by their own regional despots - that is precisely the objection these flip flopping morons raised against the 'bantu-stan' system. The nationalists would give out some money to a dictator that was supposed to keep 'their people' in check, and could do it any way they saw fit. Repulsive, unreasonable, hypocritical ANCYL - exactly what we have come to expect from these pimples on the behind of South African society.

  • kennyhubbard - 2012-08-30 05:59

    LOL.....I think they have found their tenderpreneur gravy train has been mired by the intervention. As to the integrity of the people of can you ridicule something that does not exist? Please God, let them send the police involved at Lonmin, to babysit them on their next march!

  • Eddie Dewa - 2012-08-30 06:09

    short sighted and backward thinking. how educated are these guys in the youth league

      deon.jansevanrensburg.58 - 2012-08-30 06:32

      Apparently text books haven't been distributed in Limpawpaw for years now.

  • talita.vandermerwe - 2012-08-30 06:17

    And this "independant" thinking of course means the theft of taxpayers money through fraudulent tenders. Shame, after all these months of no income you must be very broke. I have news for you, the Limopopo goverment does not have integrity or brains for that matter.

  • richard.lemmer1 - 2012-08-30 06:22

    Give them each a Zerox !!!! They think that is how money is made and how an economy function !!! IDIOTS !!!!!

  • Johan van Dyk - 2012-08-30 06:32

    To make a country or province ungovernable, is treason to the country, is it not ? When they try it, put them in jail like the Boeremag, and trail them for nine years !

  • carl.lutzer.3 - 2012-08-30 06:33

    "Independant thinking" - is that a term used in woodworking ?

  • raymond.kok3 - 2012-08-30 06:33

    the new buzz word just goes to show they all sharing one brain lob,so daddy took the purse from us we want back because we can not access our tenders our life line has been cut off.if i was the so called leader of this country i would fire the whole admin and politicians in Limp po po the name says it all the whole po po is happening there

  • dave.hulcoop.9 - 2012-08-30 06:39

    Me thinks the tail is wagging the dog!

      christelle.james.7 - 2012-08-30 06:50

      me thinks you right, actually no - me knows that tail IS wagging the dog!

  • brandon.faber.908 - 2012-08-30 06:39

    Independent.... Thinking. HAAAAAAAAHAAAAAaA... That's a classic.

  • hein.huyser - 2012-08-30 06:54

    Independent indeed, especially the defrauding side of things. Where are the lost billions in Limp-opo? Independently stolen from the very people you are supposed to serve. Sies man, Hamba Kaya! And by this I don't mean the stolen one, I mean the hole you came from. ANCYL, are not for the youth anymore. What have they done the last 5years to promote unity amongst the youth? NOTHING.

  • chris.potgieter.73 - 2012-08-30 07:02

    In all reality they are marching because their crooked tenders are no longer being approved. Then again let us look a bit deeper into these 'protests' as it seems to me that every time they happen some major governmental raid on the coffers of state is going to be exposed! What 'gate' awaits the investigative reporters now?

  • david.ramatlo.9 - 2012-08-30 07:06

    The ANCYL and Limpopo province are governed by thugs! Basic services fail to reach many in Limpopo, what the YL wants is to protect their friends! I really don't understand why Zuma can't fire Castle, then again Zuma is a weak leader, the people of Limpopo will continue to suffer! While the ANC plays political chess! This is just pathetic

  • andrew.mackie.90 - 2012-08-30 07:06

    Is there no end to these idiot children of the ANCYL, if they dont get their way they stamp their feet and fall down kick the air. Funding should be withdrawn and let them work for once in their lives.

  • bomb.technician.5 - 2012-08-30 07:11

    Well then, cut off their money and leave them to govern themselves..........lets see how long that lasts.

  • harald.voney - 2012-08-30 07:12

    Down with the ANC Limpop, no forward with the ANC, but not in Limpop, Up with the ANC.... emmm Forward to a ANCYL led bancrupt Limpopo... Eish... I'm too confused... Down with Verwoed, and that btch Zille... Down... MMMM, eish... where to now JUJU?

  • charles.gregory.7906 - 2012-08-30 07:17

    ANC is starting to crack!!!!! What a wonderfull sign

  • leonard.olley.7 - 2012-08-30 07:20

    This province is already ungovernable. The provinces government could not govern themselves out of a paper bag. The province is in this state because and I quote"the goverment is a pig that is eating her own children" (JM). You have to be governed to be made ungovernable. Maybe they should go and seek the propper definition of govern

  • Zahir - 2012-08-30 07:23

    The limpopo gravy train has been derailed time now for the useless league to apply for jobs at shoprite no more fat tenders

  • letsekang.masepe - 2012-08-30 07:25

    The ancyl must never be taken serious,they are the clowns and politically drunk I think they must just disband.

  • bobo.jane.1 - 2012-08-30 07:27

    The ANCYL is pusing for civil war...All this is with the blessings of the ANC.They have created the NASYREC youth corps and gave them military training in 2 seperate military bases in SA - Why ? Because the ANC knows they are in big trouble this comming elections..An ungovernable country must declare a state of emergency wherby no elections can be held...All this so they can remain in power, this is what it`s all about, Communist tactics 101.

      Robert - 2012-08-30 08:35

      Perhaps you make a point that contains validity. To purposely configure a situation to incite civil unrest could well be an agenda as the factions within the ANC party splinter. They are devious enough to do this because the current crop of leaders are obsessed with self-preservation and the raping of the countries coffers and will not easily relinquish the seats of power. We are currently experiencing this under the guise of Zuma looking towards another term in office. There is an enormous pool of human resources to draw from that can be used for cannon fodder and they are well aware that tribal loyalties will prevail when recruitment is needed.

  • dirk.klaver.7 - 2012-08-30 07:37

    Please put muti on kill the rabbit and storm the cops , Hopefully they will shoot more than a 100 idiots this time , Hope dumass Julius is in the front

  • andrew.arnesen - 2012-08-30 07:39

    Only the ANCYL could call corruption, nepotism, cronyism and tenderpreneurship "independant thinking"... I can only despair that these clowns are gaining a bigger following in their circus due to a weak government that is doing nothing to actually solve any problems.

  • khuliso.ratshinanga - 2012-08-30 07:41

    no more looting state resources for your own benefit tenderpreneurs of limpopo i guess those who will be marching are FRIENDS OF THE YOUTH LEAGUE. are funds running out in promoting your propaganda?

  • tony.ezendam - 2012-08-30 07:45

    The ANCYL should know, he who pays the piper calls the tune. Those kids couldn't even organise a lemonade party.

  • DrGonzoSA - 2012-08-30 07:59

    Marching to demand the return of corruption and incompetence. Even by YL standards this is hilarious

      DrGonzoSA - 2012-08-30 08:01

      And perhaps worth considering how much money their province generates versus how much they take. UDI for Limpopo! See how long they last

  • nigel.vanysendyk - 2012-08-30 08:01

    OMG what a bunch of ungovernable thugs, its time the ANC sorted out this scum

  • eyesears.handsfeet - 2012-08-30 08:18

    anc and ancyl you have effectively "checked-mate" yourselves on both sides.

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  • vince.moraswi - 2012-08-30 08:28

    better mired by administrators than looted by thieves.... if a child cant handle freedom... it must be taken away