Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
2 minute read
21 Oct 2021
6:00 am

Elections 2021: The promised land still far away

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

There is nothing more disheartening than the state of the nation.

Election posters on streetpoles in Edenvale, 4 October 2021 ahead of elections . Picture: Neil McCartney

Voters must remember that there is life after the elections. The game politicians play with us come election time leaves me as exhausted as trying to figure out how long Covid will remain our constant normal. When it comes to elections, the promises made by parties are ever so attractive. Some people have even joked that the ruling party is just left with promising marriages to single people. That’s how far-fetched the promises are. The phone calls by the Democratic Alliance’s call centre, to ask if they will “enjoy our support during the upcoming elections”, are exhausting. The Economic Freedom...