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I agree with Justice Malala's article about the current state of affairs in the country. His analysis of President Thabo Mbeki's presidency is spot on.
Mbeki has single-handedly reversed our gains as a country since 1999.
People want to credit him for a robust economy. It would have happened with anybody as president.
He seems to think that the fate of 42million people depends on his mind and intellect. Debates on crime, HIV-Aids and leadership succession are dealt with in dictatorial and misleading ways.
If you disagree with him, you are labelled a counter-revolutionary.
Even the biggest bank in South Africa has, under duress, pulled an anti-crime campaign. What kind of society are we becoming under his leadership? We sorely miss Nelson Mandela's type of leadership - he guided, encouraged, rebuked and served without expecting praise from the masses.
The arms deal is further proof that Mbeki is not interested in dealing with corruption honestly. How can we be expected to allow Jacob Zuma to be vilified by the media, while men who signed the deal with European companies have pocketed billions of rands in bribes and nothing is happening to them?
We expect a change of leadership from the ANC conference so that we can start afresh. There are many better people who can lead our country.
Raditlou Maponya, Buccleuch