I WONDER how many ANC cadres and Safa officials will attend the next Fifa World Cup in Russia, now that we did not qualify.
I bet it will be a large number, partially paid for by taxpayers’ money.
I don’t think Danny Jordaan will going as he might still be arrested and charged for handing over the famous suitcase of bribe money to Fifa officials to ensure that we would host the 2010 World Cup.
As we have not qualified, we will not be receiving the money from Fifa and the standard of our football will fall further behind. Leo Tuttelberg Berario CYRIL Ramaphosa’s “New Deal” for our future on labour economics and education, is going in the right direction.
But he needs to look at uplifting “rural developments” with skills and job creation.
Crime, which is creating havoc, must be tackled from the neck down.
If a team has good managers, teams will perform well. He needs a clean sweep of getting rid of redundant non performers in nearly every government department , meaning A – Z.
Review the mining charter and consult with mines and agriculture who are the biggest employers and whose financial benefits for the country are in the doldrums.
Country first before party politics will be a “win-win” situation for him and all. He must be a president for South Africa and all its citizens, black or white.
Mr Ramophosa, as president Kennedy once said: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your beloved country.” Farouk Saloojee Rustenburg ALTHOUGH I’m against the hoisting of the old apartheid flag by a section of white South Africans, the deafening silence surrounding the display of the old Venda Bantustan flag stickers on cars by Venda people is mind boggling.
This expresses a longing for the “good old days” under the Venda Bantustan rule of apartheid stooge Patrick Mphephu. They even go to extraordinary lengths to protect their territory against “encroachment” by burning dozens of schools.
Is it perhaps a question of different rules for different folks? Richard Maswanganyi