Things are very bad in South Africa. When the scourge of apartheid was finally smashed to pieces in 1994, the country seemed to have a bright future ahead of it. Eight years later, in 2002, 60 percent of South Africans said life had been better under apartheid. Hard to believe — but that’s how bad things were in 2002. And now they’re even worse. Read more...
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By: Mzukisi Makatse
I am a member of the ANC and have been since 1989 when I was barely 11 years old. Painfully, it is the first time in all these years that I am overcome by a great feeling of doubt about the ANC.
When you fight for you rights… it’s called standing up for yourself, when you don’t, you become a victim.
By: Jabulani Zwane
This is one of the first articles I will be writing on race relations in South Africa, with the view to contribute towards how we can build a United South Africa flourishing in the richness of our diversity. Contribution and comments are welcome.
The mere mention of South Africa in a discussion provokes deep images of institutional racism, discrimination and horrific violence.
Posted in Business & Economy, Corruption, Crime, Documentary, Education, Health Care, History, International, Murder, Opinion, Rape, South Africa
THE TRUTH ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA – Hosted by BRENDI RICHARDS
THIS WEEK’S GUEST: TREVOR LOUDON, Author / Researcher / Activist
Posted in Brendi Richards, Business & Economy, Corruption, Discrimination, Documentary, History, Racism, Radio Interviews, Radio Show Archive, South Africa, United States of America
The international community has learned with shock of the 1 750 farm murders that occurred across South Africa since 1994.
South African farmers fearing for their lives
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/9716539/South-African-farmers-fearing-for-their-lives.html Read more...
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Residents of Mitchells Plain braved the rain and cold on Tuesday to listen to new Democratic Alliance party leader Mmusi Maimane at a rally in the suburb, reported Netwerk24.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane addresses people in Mitchells Plain. (Liza van Deventer, Netwerk24) Read more...
SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK TO THE BONDSRAAD, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT PRETORIA, May 29 2015
OUR FUTURE IS IN OUR OWN HANDS
It is a great honour for me to address this important meeting of the Bondsraad at the Voortrekker Monument - this national shrine which is so central to the identity, the history and the soul of our people. Read more...
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President Jacob Zuma claims that 34% of households had access to electricity in 1994. Available data suggests he is wrong. By 1994 it was about 50%.
As the lights flicker on and off in South Africa, government has come under increasing pressure to resolve and account for the “electricity crisis”. Read more...