President Jacob Zuma recently blamed apartheid architect Verwoed for the non-delivery of textbooks in Limpopo. Wonkie wonders how long the lack of accountability and refusal to accept responsibility from the ANC will continue – the answer lies in this article.
Pieter Mulder, leader of Freedom Front Plus in South Africa claims that blacks may not be entitled to make land claims based on the fact they were not there first in as much as 40% of the country. As expected, this sparked an uproar as an inaccurate depiction of history. The flaw in Pieter Mulder’s argument however, is much more fundamental.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for a wealth tax to be imposed on all white South Africans. As expected, this created an uproar in the white community in South Africa. But is the essence of what Tutu is advocating really that outrageous? Wonkie provides some analysis into the topic and proposes a way forward.
Does Nelson Mandela deserve an international day to his credit. What did he really do and how positive is his legacy as president of South Africa? Credit where it’s due in terms of his role in the struggle, but he is not given his due when it comes to his contribution to the mess South Africa is currently in.
Non-white people forced to live outside the city during the apartheid-era will suffer the most with the high new toll road fees in Gauteng. What can and will the South African public do to protest against the unreasonably high fees?
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