Sooner or later the politically correct left and their anointed successors the special snowflakes wil have to admit it, there is something about Africa that is not compatible with civilised government. I'm not saying that Africans cannot assimilate when they move to the developed world, many do and are highly successful. but at national level it's a different story.
When the apatheid regime in South Africa was replaced things seemed as though they would turn out differently thanks to Nelson Mandela. But away from the metropolitan areas Mandela's 'Rainbow nation' was always something of a myth, and sice he steeped down from power things have cone downhill, going from a gentle decline to free fall after her died.
With every passing day the formerly booming nation, not many years ago hailed as the only African nation likely to attain first world status, is getting ever closer politically and socially to the neighbouring state, The Banana Republic of Zimbabwe.
The latest development in South Africa's descent into tyranny is horribly reminiscent of what happened in Zimbabwe in the years after white rule ended.
Today, South Africa's ruling African National Congress proposed at its 5th annual national policy conference that in addition to potentially nationalizing the country's central bank, a policy of land expropriation without compensation should be allowed where it is "necessary and unavoidable," President Jacob Zuma said.
Ordinary South Africans are keeping close tabs on the conference, demanding that the ANC come up with solutions to overcome deep poverty, the inexorable rise in unemployment and inequality.
The ANC should once again become "the party that people voted for so many years ago," says Mbali Nyando, lamenting that 22 years into democracy, the living conditions of the people, black people in particular, are "deteriorating rather than improving."
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