Sadly, the right to clean water is not synonymous with the availability of clean water. One might say that, like the right to education and medical care, also enshrined in the South African constitution, clean water for all is an “aspirational goal.”
Good for real estate but not for a country.
What explains the diverse reactions of South Africans to the resignation of Zimbabwe’s autocratic leader?
It came as no surprise to me that shortly before Mugabe was placed under what his generals politely called “protective custody” last week, the chief of Zimbabwe’s Armed Forces, General Chiwenga, met privately with the Chinese foreign minister.
Share your family stories with your children because those unconnected from their past might lack a sense of historical perspective.
Neither money nor power could keep these abusive men on their thrones.
Our democracy is delicate. Either we remember that we are in this together, or we risk being torn apart.
“Forgiveness and reconciliation are not just ethereal, spiritual, and otherworldly activities. They have to do with the real world. They are realpolitik because in a very real sense, without forgiveness there is no future.”
Voter beware. As in South Africa, you may get the leader you vote for.