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ANC faces a fork in the road
The Swiss News and Information platform for Swiss businesses gives considerable attention to a report in the Sunday Times/Reuters by Paul Simao, claiming that 'supporters of deposed South African President Thabo Mbeki may split from the ruling African National Congress and contest elections as a breakaway party in 2009.'
"Analysts said the prospect of a new party, either led or inspired by Mbeki, represented a threat to the ANC, which has held a stranglehold on power since 1994.
"Although Mbeki's public willingness to 'give up the reins without a fight suggests an orderly transition of power, a number of ministers have threatened to resign rather than serve in a Zuma-controlled government', this report states. Some are contemplating the unthinkable: leaving the ANC.
"Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota, Deputy Defence Minister Mluleki George and other Mbeki loyalists are planning to start a new party and organisers will meet this week to discuss the move, the Sunday Times said.
"I'm not in a position to discuss this thing at this stage, but in a few days or a week you will hear the details," George told the newspaper.
Zuma has strong support from the country's powerful trade unions and its small but influential communist party. The Swiss business report notes that 'Mbeki's wing of the party is more friendly to investors."
"Ministers could begin resigning as early as Sunday after the cabinet holds an emergency meeting." The report also notes that 'Zuma and other senior ANC officials are trying to prevent a mass exodus of the cabinet, which could trigger early elections. The country had not been expected to go to the polls until April or May of next year. ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe has appealed for ministers and civil servants to remain in their positions.
Zuma is not expected to take over immediately. A transitional leader, likely parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete, a Zuma loyalist, is likely to be named to replace Mbeki and possibly serve the remainder of his final term.
The constitution barred Mbeki from seeking a third term.
The Swiss business report worries that 'a split could see the ANC return to the socialist doctrines that marked its programme during the 1960s and 1970s.'
"Then it was heavily influenced by the Marxist-liberation movements in other parts of Africa as well as the Soviet bloc.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions, the largest labour federation in the country, and the South African Communist Party, have been pushing the Zuma-led ANC to make a radical shift away from Mbeki's pro-business policies.
They want the next government to focus mainly on fighting poverty and unemployment, do more to redistribute income from the wealthy and embark on a programme of nationalising major industries.Zuma has tried to reassure investors that there will be no wholesale change to policy under his administration.
Meanwhile opposition parties, especially the Inkatha Freedom Party, have been very busy for the past few months, signing up new voters at major rallies countrywide.
ANC is a corrupt Kleptocracy
By Mike Smith - http://iluvsa.blogspot.com WARNING - GRUESOME PICTURE ON THIS PAGE
Cape Town, 20 September 2008 - Anyone who has lived in South Africa and who has seen the slide of a once prosperous country with First world standards, a space and a nuclear program into a Third world, crime infested hellhole under the ANC terrorist regime, must have thought at one stage or another: “Why are they still here? Who needs this corrupt kleptocracy? Who votes for them and keeps them in charge?”
Why do we need a government in the first place? We live in societies and we can function very well, interacting with each other without government.
Problem comes in when one of us decides to use force and threaten our existence. A government is necessary to protect us against the initiation of force by being more dominant in it. Basically a government is necessary to protect the individual rights of its citizens, by preventing the initiation of force against its citizens either from internally or externally. Those rights are the right to life, liberty, property, free speech and self defence. To uphold these rights, the government should be objective in its use of force and therefore requires laws and a judiciary system. That is why we need a police force and a defence force.
When a government fails in the protection of the individual rights of its citizens, it has become obsolete and we do not need them. When a government not only fails its citizens, but actively undermines their basic individual rights, then they are breeding the ground for a violent revolt. The government cannot be the initiator of force against its citizens and if it is, then it becomes the moral duty of the citizens to oust that government, either by vote or retaliatory force.
The regime undermines private property ownership:
The current ANC/ Marxist, terrorist regime has failed the citizens of South Africa. The ANC terrorists have no sense of right and wrong. They are in a tripartite alliance with the South African Communist Party and the Socialist COSATU (Council of South African Trade Unions). The ANC actively strive to introduce Socialism and Communism, that undermines the individual right to property ownership. They want to deny the citizens of South Africa a fundamental human right.
- If you do not have a property where you can exercise your other right to life and liberty on, and if you subject yourself to the confiscation of all kinds of property, the fruit of your labour, then you subject yourself to the destruction of your life.
The ANC’s controversial Expropriation Bill was recently shelved (temporarily - ed.) after considerable pressure from mostly Afrikaner pressure groups such as Solidarity and the Afrikanerbond and those with business interests.
The ANC further denies millions of its citizens the right to life through an atrocious HIV-AIDS policy.
In 2003, the President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, told the Washington post that he does not know anybody who has AIDS. The current President of the ANC, Jacob Zuma was found not guilty of a charge of raping an HIV positive woman and who was a family friend. He is soon going to be the next president of South Africa. He said in his defence that he 'took a shower afterwards to prevent contracting HIV'. He was eventually cleared on these charges under controversial conditions. The ANC minister of health, Manto Tsabalala-Msimang, turned the country into the laughing stock of the world with her “salad stand” and home-grown approach to treating HIV-AIDS at the Toronto AIDS conference in 2006. http://www.mg.co.za/article/2006-08-21-manto-defends-aids-policies
The ANC government did launch a public but limited antiretroviral treatment programme in 2003, just before the 2004 elections and is now providing the drugs to about 175,000 people. Activists say the drugs only reach a fraction of the people who need them - (the country now has more than 6-million HIV-infected people... and 70 percent also are co-infected with Tuberculosis... a deadly killer combination: TB is now the major cause of death in Gauteng...)
The ANC remains reluctant to provide ARV’s to the millions of HIV/AIDS sufferers in South Africa.
Picture: The health minister instead relies on the trade of the 'traditional healer" - who in South Africa has been placed on the same legal footing as are Western, scientifically trained medical practitioners).
ANC REMOVES PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS FOR EVERYBODY
The ANC further undermine the right to life by actively working against the farming community and ultimately the people whom the farming community service.
- Apart from legalised theft of white owned farms called “expropriation to redress past injustices”, the ANC dismantled the traditional Commando System, a private, mostly Afrikaner volunteer-militia with experts in field tracking, a system to protect their flocks which has existed since the 1770s as the only rural defence at the farmers’ disposal.
Farmers are not just robbed and killed, but tortured for hours using the most horrific methods. This has resulted in a genocide against White farmers (and smallholders in which nearly 3,000 SA citizens have been killed since 1991).
- See details in the following archives here:
Only 10,000 of South Africa’s 85,000 commercial farmers in 1994 are now left over to produce food for the nation (according to the tax-records in 2006). This (drop in food-production) has resulted in food prices sky-rocketing and more and more people starving in South Africa; a country once known as a bread basket of Africa, and who exported some of the best products to world markets.
ANC supporters still chant the phrases Kill the Boer, Kill the Farmer and One Settler, One Bullet
despite it having been outlawed and declared as hate speech. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2050188.stm
The ANC as a government is supposed to protect its law-abiding citizens against criminals.
It is their duty and responsibility, but instead they regularly free thousands of (criminal) prisoners en masse as Mandela did on his 80th birthday, calling it a present to the people of South Africa...
Policies like these have propelled South Africa to the position of second most dangerous country in the world. Through various egalitarian policies such as Affirmative Action and Black Economic Empowerment laws, the ANC promotes hatred towards those who have achieved their goals in the pursuit of happiness. Instead of promoting pride in achievements and hard work they have Social grants and an Outcomes-based education system that promotes meritocracy. Thus everybody is becoming more and more equal, equally poor, equally dumb and equally starving. Egalitarianism leads to death where true equality lies; http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/egalitarianism/#3.2
ANC criminalises Boer-farmers
The Afrikaans word for “farmer” is “Boer”. They like to portray our commercial farmers and “Boers” as slave owners (and murderers) who exploit blacks. Yet the ANC is the biggest slave master of Black people there could be.
Because of their socialistic ideas, they are creating a culture of dependency among the Blacks. The ANC represents (itself as) the 'kind, gentle slave master.' The ANC thinks their slaves love them as 'The ANC takes care of them'. What the ANC slaves will never have is freedom!
- At least everybody who lives on a white-owned commercial farm is employed, (housed with his family) and never goes hungry. The ANC wants only minimum wages for Blacks, instead of creating the opportunity for Blacks to achieve MAXIMUM wages. The White commercial farmers take care of their workers: they give them adequate housing, better than the ANC's RDP (Reconstruction and Development Plan house) that falls apart shortly after it's built.
When blacks get sick, the farmer drives them to the nearest hospital and pays for all the costs.
Farmers even build and run “Plaasskole” or farm schools as on our own family farm. The White commercial farmer is a microcosm of how South Africa should be governed.
- They do not tax their subjects and do not exploit them. The relationship between Blacks and White commercial farmers is like two traders. It is a win-win situation. It is only the ANC who tries to destroy this relationship through lies.
No. The ANC is not a government, they just manage misery. The ANC views Black (voters) as their pets.
They treat Blacks worse than a White will treat his dog. The ANC gives blacks substandard houses, poor health care and an outcomes-based education system that reminds one of doggy training.
The ANC pretends to be a democracy and they think that by proclaiming it, they have the moral high ground. The truth is that a democracy is actually one of the worst forms of government. When the minority White government ruled South Africa they feared the majority black population. This was good and necessary. They could not be too oppressive, because then the majority Blacks would rebel.
No dictatorship can ever stand against the full will of the people. It is clear from history that the Apartheid government tried to appease the majority blacks. They built them schools, universities, hospitals and even gave them their own homelands (and private individual property rights) where they could go and govern themselves.
Under democracy, the ones who suffer the most are the minorities. They have NO say in government and never will. Their vote counts for nothing and they are mostly ignored by government. So it is with Whites in South Africa.
They make up less than ten percent of the population, but they are not simply ignored by the ANC. They are instead, actively being made the villains and scapegoats for every single failure of the ANC. Whites in South Africa are not only being undermined, Whites are being persecuted by the ANC 's“democratic” tyrants.
There is this false belief amongst people that a democratic government is GOOD, JUST, and PROPER and all others are BAD. There is a perception being created that there is only ONE CHOICE… DEMOCRACY. This is very far from the truth. One cannot tie ten cripples together and think they will win a race against a 100 meter sprinter.
- What constitutes a proper government is the preservation of rights, not the method by which that preservation is brought about.
The ANC is a failure. They have failed as a terrorist organisation and even admitted it. They could never establish what they set out to do in the townships of South Africa. The ANC is a Marxist terrorist regime.
For decades, members of the ANC have been raised in a culture of violence, (such as portrayed from this GRUESOME PHOTOGRAPH BELOW taken at Camp Quantro, their exile camp in Angola.)
Picture: This horrific scene was photographed at Camp Quantro, the ANC's exile camp in Angola. The torched man was a 'sellout' or, as they call this, an impipi -- and the leasson being learnt by these youths, who are training with the ANC's military wing Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), was how to kill such impipi with the terror-inspiring 'necklacing torture' method.The UN's psychological studies among brutalised refugees showed that the more traumatised people were, the much likely they were to only choose violence to solve any conflict-situations. Peaceful solutions are not often found in the vocabulary of violence-traumatised people. Quantro also was infamous for its routine rapes of women to force them into compliance. And the next South African generation which grew up since 1994 is seen to be increasingly feral, crime- and violence-driven. That is the legacy of the ANC. http://www.anc.org.za/show.php?doc=ancdocs/pubs/umrabulo/umrabulo30/art10.html
The ANC likes to portray itself as the ones who brought “Freedom from Apartheid”. That is an absolute lie. By 1989 the ANC was a defeated and virtually powerless terrorist organisation who would have ended up in the dustbin of history after the collapse of their sponsors, the Soviet Union.
There was no need to revive them, talk to them or negotiate with them. The National Party at that stage removed most of the Apartheid legislation and was they, the White National Party who freed blacks from Apartheid.
Yes Thabo Mbeki was the worst President that South Africa ever had, but we need to think further than that. The ANC is the worst government that any country could ever have wished upon themselves.
The ANC’s hands have always been dripping with blood and always will.
They have not only failed themselves and the people of the South Africa, but they have failed as human beings.
The Mazubane family of KwaZulu-Natal regularly carried out a ritual of taking herbal medicine. This Sunday they were found, blood streaming from their noses, by a neighbour who'd stopped by to borrow a Bible...
Sept 22 2008 -- PADDOCK, Dingleton township, Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal. According to the police, the Mazubane family had been carrying out a regular ritual of taking herbal medicine when they began collapsing... blood streaming from their noses.
Thirteen members of the Mazubane family were found dead in their home near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. Police and the only two surviving family members suspect they may have consumed a fatal herbal concoction.
- For details on muti-related deaths and murders in South Africa, also see previous reports:
Police superintendent Zandra Wiid Dingletonfirstname.lastname@example.org said only two male members of the extended tribal family survived - because they weren't at home at the time.
On Sunday, a neighbour - who had gone to borrow a Bible from the family - found the 13 bodies in the lounge of the family's Dingleton home. The home is situated in an informal settlement that borders the resort town of Paddock. They all had blood dripping from their noses when they were found.
Dead were a two-week-old baby, four boys aged between two and seven, a 17-year-old boy, a 21-year-old man, four women in their 30s and two 55-year-olds. Wiid said these were the grandparents, their children and grandchildren.It was believed that the 17-year-old boy, a trainee 'traditional healer', (sangoma) had administered the deadly concoction.
200,000 registered traditional healers in SA:
A full 70 percent of all South Africans (pop.43-million) consult traditional healers - it's a multimillion rand industry, valued at an estimated R250-million a year. In 2004, South Africa's parliament unanimously approved the Traditional Health Practitioners Bill -- registering the country's 200,000 traditional healers as official 'health care practitioners' who are even allowed to practice their trade in public hospitals.
The Act stipulates that traditional healers are not allowed to ' diagnose or treat terminal diseases, including AIDS and cancer" although there is hardly any control if they were they to do so.
They are registered through their own peer-review council, the Traditional Health Practitioners Council of SA.
"It is alleged that one family member who was trained as a traditional healer gave them a certain herbal medicine which is suspected to have been the cause of the deaths," Wiid said.
The brother of the trainee healer, David Mazubane, 29, said he was still in shock. He said he had met his younger brother in Port Shepstone "but he didn't tell me what he was going to do. It's all a shock to me."
He said his younger brother had started training as a traditional healer when he was 15. On Monday, police said post mortems were being carried out.The family were last seen on Saturday evening and police suspect the ritual may have been carried out overnight. Police believe the trainee may have accidentally given them the wrong herbs.The name of the herbal medicine used was still unknown. "We don't know what the purpose was for taking it, or if the family had been sick at the time," she said.
- Police said that according to residents, the Mazubane clan were well known and respected people in the community. The names of the victims would be released on Tuesday, police said.
An inquest docket had been opened. - Sapa
Background on Traditional healers and medicines in South Africa:
BUT CAN WE BELIEVE HIM?
Super-rich Mathews Phosa says 'BEE created millionaires when people needed basic skills instead...'
Sep 18 2008 - Finance24.com journalist Vida Booysen today cites ANC-treasurer-general Nakedi Mathews Phosa as saying that 'black economic empowerment has not worked in South Africa. Phosa said at a lecture for students at the University of the Free state: "I don't believe black economic empowerment (BEE) has worked in South Africa. It has created millionaires and superstars while our people should rather have been equipped with basic skills."He should know: he chairs BEE-companies such as Zero Pollution Motors SA (Pty) Ltd;: Vuka Alliance; Skonkwane (Pty) Ltd; and his own advisory company. Phosa and his family are among the top five percent of the country's super-rich 'black diamonds' elite -- and whose daughter Moyahabo 's elite wedding in Nelspruit in May made headline news: Picture above by society-photographer Guy McClaren:
He said the purpose of BEE had been 'to bring black people into the mainstream economy, not to drive the whites out'. The debate on BEE should therefore be re-opened and never again be implemented in such a clumsy way,' he said.
Skills have haemorrhaged from the private sector thanks to BEE -- and skilled workers are fleeing enmasse abroad. Despite claims such as those by Jimmy Manyi, president of the Black Management Forum (BMF), that South Africa's skills shortage is an "urban legend", Phosa said these skills are not to be found in the public service.
And the brain-drain is no longer a 'white phenomenon' either, he worried. "My mother (Reshoketjoe Mabitsela) recently received cancer treatment from a black doctor who had grown up in Bushbuckridge. "He is now in Vancouver in Canada. We need to ask ourselves why highly trained people are looking for greener pastures overseas. We owe it to the next generation to resolve these issues. They don't carry the baggage we do.
"Race should thus no longer be the decisive factor when applying for a job; it should rather be which person has the right skills."
Thanks to BEE, 1-million of the country's 3-million Afrikaners are now totally destitute, unemployable and homeless - but they have not yet formed any armed gangs to carry out robberies with. What the Afrikaners are ALSO suffering from moreover, is that they are plunging into ever-deepening emotional dispair because there is no future for their children in the land of their birth, they are not allowed to be educated in the language of their choice, and when their children apply for university entry, they must have pass rates of 94% - whereas black applicants only need 77% passrates to assure them a place at a SA university.