Cape Muslim Congress

ANC needs to listen (Cape Argus – 16 May – ANC should make Lindiwe Sisulu the face of the party)

The antagonisms inside the African National Congress (ANC) is so tumultuous that ANC leaders are projecting a loss of governance come 2019. Since the Cape Muslim Congress (CMC) has limited ability to partake in National elections, the CMC seeks to submit advice to the ANC to advance the upkeep of a stable, multi-party democracy. Since current ANC envoys are doing a bad job on behalf of the ANC, it is better for the ANC to establish Lindiwe Sisulu as the…

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Tough love required ( Sunday Argus – People must stop turning to the state)

Recently, on television a lady was interviewed regarding the protests in Eldorado Park. The woman stated that she was upset that she did not have a home and that her mother did not have a home of her own and that none of her adult married offspring had homes of their own. The lady interviewed, genuinely believed that it was government’s duty to give, herself, her mother and her adult offspring homes. It probably did not register with her that…

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The elite cannot be trusted (Cape Times – Elite take advantage)

While the present South African narrative is saturated by phrases like “White Monopoly Capital” (WMC) and “Radical Economic Transformation” (RET) behind the scenes an altered truth unfolds. About a month ago President Zuma fired the Minister of Finance and his Deputy. The firing was built on a conspiracy report that many believe to be dubious in nature and utterly reckless in character. South Africans of all colors, shapes and sizes appeared outraged and marched, armed with a great sense of…

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ANC must study itself (Sunday Argus – 7 May, ANC leaders sold out masses)

About 25 years ago after a long struggle, the ANC brought South Africa democracy. Waiting in the corridors of power was temptation in the form of colonial / Apartheid “white monopoly capital” (WMC). While non-whites were excited about assumed new freedoms, temptation told ANC leaders to forgo economic liberation for the people and accept Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) for a few. Since the ANC had an idealistic / theoretical, airy fairy economic vision, the ANC accepted the temptation. The ANC…

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Action is required ( Cape Argus – Payback time for women)

None of us are without faults. Thus our creator sent the Torah, Bible and Quran as guidance, to keep us dignified. When we stray or fall from dignity, it is the creator’s eternal mercy that redeems our humanity and prevent us from utterly ruining ourselves and others. Last year our universities were aflame with riotous youth demanding free education. While I did not agree with the unruly actions I have great sympathy for the reality that university education is costly.…

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