In view of the execution of young people in Iran, the question arises: is enough being done to halt the country’s rulers in their tracks? Yes, there was public outrage at the brutal repression of street protests, but as these continued and the authorities’ hands became increasingly heavy, has enough been done?
This month, the African National Congress’s national election congress in Johannesburg had a chaotic start. Thus, the ANC contingent from KwaZulu-Natal, which has the largest number of ANC members, arrived with one delegate, whom they lauded with praise songs: the disgraced ex-President Jacob Zuma. However, during his address, President Cyril Ramaphosa was constantly mocked, with his words on occasion drowned out by songs and chants of “change.”