Clamp down on political thugs
WHAT HAPPENED THE COMING election and the disruption of meetings of the ANC’s breakaway faction by political thugs were constantly in the news. President Kgalema Motlanthe’s requests to ANC members not to disrupt the breakaway group’s meetings were in vain and youth leader Julius Malema stirred up more unrest with his tribal rantings.
said the more South Africans accept one another the fewer attacks there will be. said the ANC’s inconsistency is reason for great concern. said everyone should learn political tolerance. asked whether the ANC doesn’t have enough leadership to prevent such dangerous trends. warned it could lead to a disrupted election.