Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Tuessday reassured the public that student l.
FOR those whose dream remains deferred, life is still a jeremiad. They have yet to indulge in a middle-class reverie enjoyed by the more than 400000 people who earn more than R600000 a year.
Admittedly, most of this debt-ridden income is deposited in stop orders every month end. Thus sadder is a joy that eludes those privileged few holding down a source of employment.
For these the "rediscovery of the ordinary" is a freedom not yet attained. Couched in their walls of suburbian bliss amid security protection their joy is always on guard, so to speak.
Amid this existential daydream is a reminder that the future for the whole country, is dependent on the wills and enterprise skills of this very middle class.
In 2010 South Africa, largely the onus of such a long-term project that would normally have long-term benefit for the society is reliant on the middle class, whose only concern, alas, is confined by the political goings-on of Luthuli House and the Union Buildings.
I wish to live to see this group, largely black, galvanising their contemporaries to do their bit in all streams of society.
It is not enough to just voice their personal political disagreements in AGMs, board meetings, golf courses and chisa nyamas while riding a neat Land Cruiser.
What we need, is a summoning of collective abilities to, for example, facilitate Saturday morning classes for high school pupils.
I ask myself how an individual can justify their position of amassing millions in a country allegedly ranked internationally as the most unequal in the world. This is argued at a time in human history when Bill Gates has donated $10billion for the cause of the "wretcheds of the world".
Jeffrey Sehume, KwaThema