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PEDRO MZILENI | Our institutions failing us, we must get them working

We need people who would make them do what they were intended to do

SA is slowly but surely maturing as a constitutional democracy, with public institutions that are widely recognised and legitimised by the citizenship. Overall, the notion of the rule of law and respect for our bill of rights is getting entrenched and consolidated.

The public is actively participating in the daily discourse concerning our national affairs. The addition of social media in our space of conversation has stretched the freedom of speech and elevated our methods and systems of holding those who wield power accountable...

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