Thuli Madonsela calls on Ramaphosa to lead SA without excuses

Thuli Madonsela calls on Ramaphosa to lead SA without excuses

South Africa's former Public Protector feels that the apartheid legacy can't be blamed for all the troubles the country is facing - not anymore. Thuli Madonsela is calling on President Ramaphosa to lead SA 'without excuses'.

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City Press published an opinion piece by Thuli Madonsela, South Africa's former Public Protector, in which she said the legacy of apartheid can't be blamed for all of South Africa's present troubles.

In her opinion piece, Madonsela did not make light of the effects of apartheid in present-day South Africa, but pointed out that other factors were also to blame for SA's current state.

She added that failures of the democratic state are more to blame for the poverty in the country.

Will the poor continue to accept explanations that their children go to a dilapidated mud school because of the apartheid legacy we inherited 25 years ago?
Will communities accept that they have no doctors, hospitals and roads because of apartheid?

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Madonsela wrote an opinion piece in which she expressed her view on matters and said that South Africans no longer want excuses.

The people will no longer accept glib excuses for nondelivery on the vision behind the struggle and constitutional promises.

The Citizen also reported that Madonsela is calling on President Ramaphosa to lead South Africa 'without excuses'.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Madonsela also shared her opinion on the Jacob Zuma era, claiming it was only when the former president lost power that social justice became important to the ANC.

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The former Public Protector also gave a warning: Voters will not want to wait another 25 years for promises made to become promises kept.

Madonsela is passionate about the upcoming elections and is often sharing news or opinions on it on social media.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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