Mpumelelo Mkhabela | Cuba deserves better than the treatment it gets from South Africa

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Cuban civil engineer Alberto Fidel Alonso being welcomed by the Free State ANC leadership in May last year in Bloemfontein. The Free State government estimated that R77 million had been spent to pay the 40 Cuban engineers.  Photo: Emile Hendricks
Cuban civil engineer Alberto Fidel Alonso being welcomed by the Free State ANC leadership in May last year in Bloemfontein. The Free State government estimated that R77 million had been spent to pay the 40 Cuban engineers. Photo: Emile Hendricks

Mpumelelo Mkhabela outlines two reasons why there is negativity against Cuba, for which he says the ANC must take the blame.

Each time an ANC leader is exposed for corrupt dealings, which happens frequently, critics of the governing party would ask: "Who else in the ANC is not corrupt?" 

This question reflects the extent to which corruption has almost become a synonym of the ANC.

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, I believed it was authentic
7% - 212 votes
Yes, I didn't want to spend that much money on the original item
20% - 623 votes
No, I always shop at reputable stores
14% - 429 votes
No, I don't wear designer clothing
60% - 1861 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
14.92
-1.1%
Rand - Pound
20.40
+0.2%
Rand - Euro
17.48
+0.3%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.83
+0.2%
Rand - Yen
0.13
+0.2%
Gold
1,750.56
0.0%
Silver
22.43
0.0%
Palladium
1,974.50
0.0%
Platinum
987.00
0.0%
Brent Crude
78.09
+1.1%
Top 40
57,643
0.0%
All Share
64,049
0.0%
Resource 10
57,254
0.0%
Industrial 25
82,879
0.0%
Financial 15
14,316
0.0%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE