Editorial staff
Reporter
1 minute read
16 Jul 2021
5:30 am

The spirit of Ubuntu will triumph as SA rebuilds

Editorial staff

South Africans have vowed they have had enough of the looting and destruction that has gripped the country for the past week by reusing to sit back and watch our businesses, shops and cities burn

Dobsonville Gardens Pick and Pay staff clean a vandalised shop after it was looted and burnt in Soweto, 15 July 2021. Picture:Nigel Sibanda

South Africans are a hardy bunch. No matter what challenges life throws at our people – and there have been a lot – we bounce back.We are not saying life is a bed of roses, but not even load shedding, deeply rooted corruption, unemployment, potholes and crime is able to keep South Africans down for too long before they counter with a fightback. It’s just the way we roll. It’s early days yet, but South Africans have vowed they have had enough of the looting and destruction that has gripped the country for the past week by reusing to sit...