ANTHONY BUTLER: The faithful outnumber the whingers, as the ANC well knows 🔒
SA is an overwhelmingly God-fearing nation, which is why reopening places of worship may play to the ANC’s conservative base
28 May 2020 - 16:53The good citizens of the suburbs have struggled in recent weeks to understand the government’s Covid-19 lockdown regulations. Consternation and outrage have been induced by bans on the sale of cigarettes and alcohol, a curfew, a narrow exercise window, disruptions to informal trading and the production of a curious catalogue of government-approved winterwear fashions.
To this catalogue of controversies we now have to add this week’s decision to reopen places of worship.BPremiumThis article is reserved for our subscribers.A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.Read more: Business Day »
Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings - The Mail & GuardianA Mtubatuba councillor and a Hammarsdale ANC Youth League leader were shot yesterday near their homes Food parcels, MTSRIP,lombutho. Thieves shooting each other The only thing anc is good at. Killing each other.
ANC to revisit 'RDP insights' of the 90s to revive economy after Covid-19The ANC government will dust off old policies as it looks to rebuild a post Covid-19 economy that is “inclusive, resilient and sustainable”. Another African dream. The Golden Goose died long ago... 😥 RDP was build on the empire of the previous dispensation, is stupidity more catching than the virus?
IN MEMES | 'Skeem Saam' fans can’t believe Wallet trusts Lelo with his poems!Everyone already knows ... working with Lelo always ends in tears No breaking News 📰 How about Covid 19 testing Back lock. Hebana are these kind of news y'all report on now
IN MEMES | 'Skeem Saam' fans can’t believe Wallet trusts Lelo with his poems!Everyone already knows ... working with Lelo always ends in tears He doesn't know what he's getting himself to
ANC looks to fund R350bn infrastructure programme from multilateral lendersSA may need about R1.7-trillion to recover and will push for ‘massive infrastructure spending within labour-intensive sectors’ I see we are still talking big... I expect poor result both in terms of growing the economy and job creation
NDZ's good leadership still overshadowed by JZOn December 2017 President Cyril Ramaphosa narrowly beat his rival, now minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs Nkosazana Dlamini- Zuma, in the race to become president of the ANC. Good leadership? Okay, we're now citizens of Kuvukiland. Good Leadership? No one else but the media 🤷🏽♀️