Richard Anthony Chemaly
4 minute read
22 Jul 2022
6:20 pm

Is it time to ditch South Africa?

Richard Anthony Chemaly

The time is right to do one of two things in South Africa - ditch it or turn it around

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There’s a great African proverb; when the elephants fight, the grass suffers. I’d hate to liken myself to a blade of grass, though it would be a step up from likening myself to another Blade. Seemingly though, we’re dealing with the brunt of ANC factional battles, DA v ANC politricking and whatever the EFF provocative statement of the day is. Meanwhile, here we live, paying higher taxes, more for electricity we often don’t get and, those who can afford it, get their water bottled instead of from the taps because, who voluntarily wants cholera? Ten years ago, when my university...