Ramaphosa’s SONA: Good Economic Views, Missed Opportunity

Politicians tend to intentionally avoid telling the truth to the people. Understanding why politicians are liars is not rocket science. If they tell the truth they will lose votes in the next elections. To politicians, it’s all about the next elections.

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, gave his State of the Nation Address (SONA) this week. As usual, he highlighted what he believes to be the achievements of his government.

Now let me tell you the truth, this country has been a huge disappointment over the past decade. It’s not just the economy that is in tatters. There are other serious socio-economic problems that slow down the country’s progress.

The first one that remains the greatest concern to me is the shocking crime rates. The ANC government has failed dismally on the fight against crime since it took power from the National Party in 1994….

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