Articles by Brendon Naicker

…because I was not a Boer.

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—

Because I was not a socialist.

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

We need strong leadership 🙏🏽

President Ramaphosa did not have courage nor bravery to break-up the Zuma’s administration posse. It’s becoming frustrating that character and intellect plays no part in the choosing of our leaders in South Africa. The norm in most civilisations are to choose able and capable individuals however not so here for it’s the colour of your skin and the loyalty of the elite with disregard for the many despite their faithfulness to vote.

Is Councillor Eleanor suitable for the job?

No politician will ever right a bill to assist in their own pay cut. A person who truly cares about the well-being of this country and the South African people will still serve this country no matter the cost or renumeration. Those are the people who should be in office, not career politicians.

Consciousness Cafe

What is Consciousness Cafe?

They are a group of South Africans interested and concerned about race issues in South Africa. They have had numerous experiences in their personal, social and professional environments which riddled with instances of racism, stereotyping, discrimination and misunderstandings between various race groups.

Building religious tolerant societies

Judges, state or human beings are not capable of evaluating the truth-claims of competing religious standpoints; enforcing a single religion would have an adverse effect as faith cannot be compelled by violence; and coercing religious uniformity would lead to more social disorder than allowing diversity.