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Phumlani M. Majozi | The saddening decline of South Africa

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Aim for "sufficient consensus" suggests Xolelwa Kashe-Katiya, director of project management at the Mapungubwe Institute For Strategic Reflection.
Aim for "sufficient consensus" suggests Xolelwa Kashe-Katiya, director of project management at the Mapungubwe Institute For Strategic Reflection.

South Africa was already on the decline before Covid-19, which is why the governing elite should not invoke the pandemic as an excuse, writes Phumlani M. Majozi.

It is heart-breaking. It really is heart-breaking to see South Africa, a country that once had huge potential, continuously in decline.

Now you may think that I'm just being alarmist – or that I hate my country. No, I am not being alarmist, and do not hate my country of birth. The statistics show that Nelson Mandela's Rainbow Nation is declining.

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