Let’s follow the route of three of the deadliest illnesses through history to see how or why they “ended” … and in some cases, started and “ended” again.
Everywhere you turn you’re confronted with, with headlines and #’s pleading with men and boys to get involved and reduce – prevent – end GBV. Meetings, strategic plans, marches, vigils, and funerals seem to happen on a daily basis.
The purpose of this article however, is not to proof that the currents SAPS is more brutal than the Apartheid SAP. The purpose is also not to highlight “race-based” police brutality, but police brutality across race and social classes – because Minister Cele might believe that it matters which race is killing which, but it shouldn’t.
It must come as no surprise to South Africans that NDZ seems to have lied to parliament and the country again with regard to the irrational ban on tobacco. Her track record of looking out for her own interests, taking “short-cuts”, lying, undermining authority and her inflated sense of knowledge has been trademarks throughout her career.
If this, once very strong organisation did not degenerate into a mere “tool” used by party factions as a mouth piece, the pandemic and national crises that followed could have been the perfect vehicle for them to make a huge and positive impact.
It seems the ANC government is trying very hard to convey the message that the Covid pandemic, miraculously made the proverbial scales fall from their eyes and suddenly the inequality, poverty and unemployment in SA has become glaringly obvious.
There is a saying: “Don’t look back you’re not going that way.” Politicians divide and conquer, lets not play straight into their hands. At the end of the day citizens standing together have the power to sculpt their own reality.
Jessie Duarte came out in defense of NDZ blaming the Tobacco industry, seemingly in complete denial that in actual fact it is the citizens of SA that are angry.
A list of studies done on different social, economic and health areas of the Covid 19 pandemic. The list will be expanded as new research is published.
Is 2020 the year in which Governments of the world believe that Earth is being attacked by Mars?