Opinion: The ANC is rotten to its core

The African National Congress (ANC) the ruling party since 1994 and the ones who has spearhead politics in South Africa. Is showing its ugly side these days. The dirty laundry isn’t hidden, but shown to the whole wide world to see. This is all happening because of the Previous President Jacob Zuma. Has initiated this and showed the world his insatiable greed.

Zuma will never profess to that. His a victim. He is the man who had to fall on a sword to let other people live. The ANC clipped his wings and made a mockery of him publicly. Because, the former head of state will never take responsibility for the “State of Capture” case and all the alleged corruption charges on him. No, no, no… this man is innocent and a saint.

Alas, we are in 2021 and now the gloves are off. The Zondo Commission is working. The damage of the corruption is hurting the party. The ANC is suspending its members and its hurting the egos on top. The latest victim is Ace Magashule who in the past promised to squeal on everyone who did anything within the party. If they went after him.

So now that they suspended Ace. He says the party now has to suspend President Cyril Ramaphosa on the same grounds. As he is also faces charges of money laundering and questionable funding in the CR17 Campaign donations,

We can wonder how this one will roll out. As there are several of people involved and been together in the eating on top. Certainly, the party, the high ranking officials and the ones appointed knows this. It is not like there is a single servant or one culprit. That is why Ace promised to talk before to show a point. Now, he targeted the President. The man who took over for Zuma and was supposed to make things differently. Alas, that haven’t been the whole story.

The ANC is rotten to the core. They are corrupt, grand corruption is in their veins and they live on perks of office. The ANC has gotten used to the spoils and the usage of state to benefit themselves. That is why, if you go after one of them. You will find a whole company and allies participating. This being investors, handlers and everyone closely associated with the ANC. It is not only a governing party, but a business enterprise subsidizing and incorporating funds into portfolio’s of ANC associates.

Therefore, that Ace retaliates is a must. He needs to show heart now. The man should show all proof and address this in meetings with the Zondo Commission. He should talk his heart out and use the weapon of knowledge. So, he can implicate others and show the dire truth of the party. That is if he dares, as his whole political life is on the line.

Yes, it has taken years for Zuma to get any punishment or any trial for his charges. The same could happen Magashule. But… that will forever follow him and his name. Ramaphosa has the luxury of the office now and clearly will not follow suit or a statement of a suspended Secretary General. Still, it is a show-down and shows the distress of a party inflicted in self-destruction.

A path Zuma initiated and engraved in the party. The greed, the zealous efforts to eat of the government plate and enrich themselves beyond belief. The ANC became a full bazaar and a place for petty thieves and corrupt officials. That is why the stink is smelling in Gauteng and elsewhere. The truth is that the party cannot run away from it anymore. Everyone knows it too. They know that these gentlemen in suits are “killing it” and have bank-accounts stashed away in Switzerland. That is has all been provided by government tenders and shell-companies shielding the schemes to make it happen.

This is why… Ace needs to tell and report what he knows now. Especially, when he dares to go afte the President. Since, a media statement is just the beginning. That is not enough. The damage control of the ANC will come into play and they will make a fool out of Magashule. Unless, he drops bombs to the Zondo Commission and show them explicit truth with documents and other proof of criminal conspiracy. Than he can bring down a whole bunch of people and undress them too.

The ones following knows this has been truth for years. ANC have been a lost cause for so long. It has been a corrupt enterprise running the state. That is really it and they endured a lot. It is now time for the ones shielding it to come forward and drop the knowledge from the inside. Not just jump on their swords and take the hit. Something got to give and maybe that’s someone as conning as Ace. Peace.

Opinion: The BBI is a hill not worth to die on

The Building Bridges Initiative to National Unity or the BBI is not worth all of this. It is the works of the elites and for the elites. This is a referendum packaged in a massive flamboyant imprint, but the product is flawed. It promise salvation, betterment and greatness, but will only deliver agony.

As the BBI in the current form is only beneficial for the ones running for office. For the next President and his Cabinet Secretaries. This is to ensure more loyalty for the elected officials, but not to change Parliament or the governance for something substantial better.

No, the peace-offering between Kenyatta and Odinga was good. It bought them together and brought peace. They became civil and even acted as kin. The Orange Democratic Movement went from opposition to a blind ally. The Jubilee had suddenly a super majority and no real opposition. As the other parties of the National Super Alliance was left with little to nothing. This whole term the government has practically been run without any real opposition and “yes-men” surrounding him.

They release the Joint Press Release today just to push for it even more. As they are pursuing a possible end-game and a final victory for it. They want it too happen, as they have put all the eggs in this basket. Not like the President or his unofficial Prime Minister haven’t traded all the goods to sell this legislation. The President have seemingly given up all the promises of Jubilee and the Big Four. On the other hand, Odinga bailed on Promised Land and “Canaan” over this.

That is why for these two to come out good from this term. They need this enacted and be a success. Because there is little other to achieve. They need the BBI to work and be their joint venture. Not that it will serve the general public or do any good. However, they will sell it like a saving grace. Though, the ones who has studied it knows it will not do what these two are saying.

Everyone with a little knowledge knows that this one is only bad. Nevertheless, Kenyatta and Odinga needs to go all in. It is not like they have anything else to sell. This is what they have done and worked for over the last three years. Not like the President can show stadiums, a profitable SGR or anything else. He cannot even say his been conclusive on his forever battle with corruption. There is only a lot of disappointments and failures, which he doesn’t want to be associated with.

That is why Kenyatta and Odinga needs the BBI to passed. Even if it is based on a lie and built on a foundation of sand. The house will be torn to piece by a storm and be washed away by the waves. Still, the sand-castle seems so magnificent and speaks volume of the time making it presentable. As soon as the winds changes and the waves start hitting its walls. The sand will not muster strength and hold it up. It will give way and vanish.

The same will happen to all the promises of the BBI. The BBI will only deliver the good results for the next President and his allies. There will be no redemption and good gifts. This will only further the expenses of the state without any proper justification for added domestic revenue. Neither does the mechanisms and the other adjustments really deliver on old promises either. It is just a flamboyant way of getting more power to the Head of State. Making sure the person on top has more control and can rule supreme.

Kenyatta and Odinga has wasted this term on the BBI. If this is how they will be remembered. It is surely a tragic way of Kenyatta to end his second term. Not to mention that Odinga went from standing strong in opposition in two elections to sell his soul on the altar of BBI. He went all in and will not even get proper reforms or changes that his talked about for years. This is just serving the dynasties, cartels and not creating anything tangible.

The BBI is the trick and the hustle. That has broken the Republic, but also shown the ugly side of the political elite. How they think they can fool anyone and get away with murder. Because, this is a homicide and a destruction of the Constitution. Just so someone can get more power. That is the gist of this bill and this legislation. That they are selling like a remedy against bad governance. However, it will not deliver and will not work. Only a fool buys into this thing and believes the stories.

The two bedfellows have to merry and be giddy about it. They know the verdict and the victims of it. They know and we know… that’s why its weird that this is the hill they decided to die on. Peace.

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