Solving disputes requires mature leaders
The ZO Weekender front page article ‘Angry job seekers torch mine vehicles’, has reference.
It has become a trend here in Zululand for disgruntled groups to display their displeasure by setting fire to expensive equipment or facilities, blockading roads and even attacking innocent passersby by stoning their vehicles.
These are the acts of mindless mobs with limited intellectual capacity.
Intelligent leaders - unlike those leaders with their own agendas driving these violent protests - know it is far more effective to resolve disputes in a sensible and civil manner.
The thought process of destroying one’s own facilities or equipment of companies who work to improve community infrastructure and provide jobs, is mind boggling.
Not so long ago King Goodwill Zwelithini warned local communities against these wanton acts of violence and destruction.
Corporates and companies may well opt to move away to other provinces or even abroad to escape the continuous and costly scourge of disruptions they are faced with.
It really is time for protest leaders and communities to get their act together and approach disputes in a more mature and responsible manner.