The stand-off between the Office of North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in the North West is totally unacceptable and the sooner the two parties bury their differences the better for both.
The Mahikeng Local Municipality must be grateful Mahikeng residents are very patient. In fact, the locals are too patient. Their patience has proven to be detrimental for their own good leading to them being at all times on the receiving end of all the wrongs and total unfairness done to them by both the provincial government and municipalities who are supposed to provide much needed service to them.
An important development which is supposed to carry far reaching consequences for those found guilty of corruption but favours the very culprits in government, the public service and or state-owned entities is playing itself out in the corridors of the national assembly.
The year 2017 brings forward yet another period of freedom for young people to take up the baton in the quest to advance the agenda of youth development in the history of the South African democracy.
The recent developments in South Africa are fast changing the country’s political scene and could be driving the country into a totally new direction within the next two years or even a shorter period.
The alleged damning #GuptaEmailLeaks totalling just over more than 2000 e-mails first published by mainstream media three weeks ago followed by the expose’ about President Jacob Zuma reportedly having a mansion in Dubai did certainly not help especially the ruling ANC faced with multiple challenges as the country prepares for the 2019 elections.