President Jacob Zuma spoke to empty opposition benches on Thursday as he delivered the reply to his office’s budget vote debate in the National Assembly a day after his opening address was drowned out by opposition protest.
The most important reasons behind the prevalence of xenophobia in South Africa are economic and the tendency to criminalise foreigners.
Hundreds and thousands of souls show their patriotism for football despite the long queueing to be seated, the dirty toilets for nothing can come between their passion which unites the fans to their club. Yet there is no passion, no love, just apathy when it comes to politics.
“We must not allow opportunists to take us back to the period of anarchy and destruction. We must also isolate and shun parties that promote disunity and divisions within our country,”noted Zuma.