President Zuma gets Pay Raise and will “hopefully” feature in the Guinness World Records

President Zuma has had a difficult year, working so hard trying to constantly defend his impeccable name and be served. He definitely deserves the pay raise. The increase is just over R130,000, meaning he’ll now be earning over R2.7 million a year. To those who object to our beloved President pay raise do not understand South Africa and the efforts of our Great Leader, Zuma.

President Zuma has had a difficult year, working so hard trying to constantly defend his impeccable name and be served by the people. He definitely deserves the pay raise. The increase is just over R130, 000, meaning he’ll now be earning over R2.7 million a year. To those who object to our beloved President pay raise do not understand South Africa and the efforts of our Great Leader, Zuma. gwr

We in South Africa reward efforts based not on merit but on entitlement. Despite how clever you think you are? If you can show you had a hard, disadvantaged background for being black- you can get most jobs on a token basis, BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) and if you have an insider help, then tenders provide that “tender life you deserve”.

Like our beloved, loved by the nation – the people’s Prince! He has worked tirelessly to defending his almost 300 plus criminal charges to which are a full time job in itself! He should be soon featuring in the Guinness World Records for the longest Criminal Master-mind President of the World as he decides to stay for the third term in office. It is the people’s fault that Mr Zuma has had a “dry spell” in popularity for the failing economy and bad legislation.

During the Apartheid Era the comrades learnt how to destroy and handicap South Africa’s infrastructure. Now who can blame the guy? With Standard six education and sabotaging skills – Mr Zuma knows nothing else…he still is fighting for the cause, he is like Robocop gone AWOL, or Rambo with amnesia.

We all should on his third victory campaign award him the merger of the South African Reserve Bank as his personal open account. That way our loved Great Leader would not need a committee to vote his next pay rise – if fact let’s get rid of everyone and let Great Leader Zuma become like Chairman Maw

We love you our Great Leader Zuma!

Amidst all this mayhem – How we miss Mandela!

How we all miss Madiba, amidst the corruption charges of President Mbeki, Zuma and Julius Malema. Nelson Mandela was a man of principle. He understood the vital importance of the constitutional principles of accountability and the rule of Law. He submitted himself before the courts and the people he represented.

How we all miss Madiba, amidst the corruption charges of President Mbeki, Zuma, Julius Malema and others. Nelson Mandela was a man of principle. He understood the vital importance of the constitutional principles of accountability and the rule of Law. He submitted himself before the courts and the people he represented.

However it is a disgrace to see how the ruling elite has strayed from the example set by Madiba. The corruption in South Africa is definitely getting worse as is evident with Jacob Zuma defiance in rebelling against the rule of Law and protocol of Parliament.

South Africa is definitely in a better position than many of the other African countries to tackle the problem of corruption.   Given all the resources available to tackle corruption, do South Africans perceive the government to be failing in this regard. A study showed that on average a little over half (56%) of people on the African continent thought that their governments were doing a poor job in “their efforts to fight corruption”.

15% of South Africans said that they had paid a bribe in the previous year compared with an average of 30% of Africans, who had paid a bribe,

So there is evidence that the heart of the problem lies in the lack of accountability for maladministration and corruption. The problem starts with the president – while there are various efforts by the government to tackle corruption committed by politicians and government officials is driving negative public perceptions of corruption in South Africa.

President Zuma is not solely responsible for all corruption in the public sector, but he certainly has stymied any progress that could have been made in this regard. In addition to his own shady dealings with people like convicted fraudster Shabir Shaik, he has repeatedly appointed people of low ethical standards to key positions in cabinet and the criminal justice system.

Rather than trying to justify the indefensible or attacking important institutions such as the public protector, the ANC now needs to be at the forefront of holding its leaders to account for corruption and maladministration. Failing to do so will not only undermine Mandela’s proud legacy, but will also further damage South Africa’s prospects of solving its most pressing problems of poverty, unemployment and inequality.

The United States of Africa – A New Government is slowly merging

Many people see it as a toothless watchdog, however, consisting of a club of leaders who look out for one another rather than advancing democracy.

AUHave you heard of the African Union? It was established in 2002, the African Union (AU) replaced the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which had focused on liberation struggles from colonial rule and apartheid. President Zuma has stressed that incorporating the African Union anthem in SA schools and churches will help build African unity.

“Starting today every school, church or community, choirs and individuals must practice the African Union anthem, so that we can sing [it] at all our important gatherings and celebrations,” Zuma told the crowd at the Africa Day celebrations.

“If we start with our generation now that they sing it and understand it in schools, we have begun to plant a patriotism that will never go away to our citizens.”

Zuma urged South African institutions and companies to begin flying the African Union flag together with the South African flag. Africa Day falls on May 25th each year and marks the day the Organization of African Unity – known today as the African Union, was founded in 1963.

The AU began with the following objectives which include fostering unity and solidarity between African countries, accelerating political and socio-economic integration, and promoting peace, security, democracy and human rights in the continent.African-Union

The AU is based in Ethiopia and has a decision-making assembly, made up of heads of state and government, and a representative parliament, which sits in South Africa.

More a political union than an economic body, the AU has staged several military interventions, sending peacekeepers to Burundi, Sudan and Somalia.

Many people see it as a toothless watchdog, however, consisting of a club of leaders who look out for one another rather than advancing democracy.