MAFIKENG MAIL – PARLIAMENT: The sixth democratic Parliament has had a demanding 28 weeks since its establishment following the May general election and this is likely to continue next year.
Today (Monday) , I travelled to Bergville in KwaZulu-Natal to observe our national Day of Reconciliation. It says much about our country that this day, 16 December, marks two events in our history that were enduring symbols of conflict and resistance.
Dear Fellow South Africans,
The three life sentences handed down to the rapist and killer of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana by the Cape High Court are befitting of this heinous crime. The life sentences serve the cause of justice and must act as a deterrent to men who rape and kill the women of our country.
In this capital city of the North West Province of the beautiful Republic of South Africa there is no law and order. This town has the premier and his team of managers resident in it. It has the MEC for local government and his team. There is the City Council that is supposed to run the affairs of this city, yet lawlessness abounds everywhere.
Chairperson of the ANC’s veteran’s League in Ngaka Modiri Molema District, Nico Mothusi Tlhabanyane recently showered former MK member, the late Joseph Lekuku with praise for the role he played in 1984 in the struggle against apartheid.