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.”
This season is the most wonderful time of the year!
I found this quote several times when I began scrolling through the internet to search for “Christmas,” the season Christians celebrate the birth of the Savior. It conjures up the vision of families gathering around a lit-up tree, exchanging news rather than gifts—love and good cheer dominate.
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South Africa’s corruption problems have spread to its debt-ridden Eskom, Africa’s largest energy supplier, which supplies 95% of the country’s power supply. Constant blackouts affect everyone, especially the economy. Eskom group CEO André de Ruyter recently told a Daily Maverick event dealing with energy that a just transition away from coal was “the only solution.”