Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
3 minute read
18 Dec 2021
5:48 am

Our leaders fall far short

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

Yet the leaders who decide our fate, do so from a position of privilege.

President Cyril Ramaphosa must be firm on corruption. Picture: Flicker/GCIS

Exemplary leadership are not words you can use for the people that govern South Africa. Not only are they corrupt, they are also morally corrupt. We live in a country riddled with corruption from the powers that be, yet there is an expectation that we must be law-abiding citizens, who refuse to “pay for cool drinks” and must keep on turning the other cheek. Nothing has changed, despite the Covid pandemic that has held the global economy at ransom, seemingly with no end in sight. We are told to stay home and stay safe. We are reminded to remain fully...