#Socioeconomicissues: South Africa CAN overcome its socio-economic challenges!

The last week has shown me that anything is possible in this country. We all watched malls and businesses being looted and burnt down in various parts of the country because of political issues that have spilt into some communities. When all of this was happening, my first thought was the ripple effects that this damage would have on the already previously disadvantaged communities, Township-based businesses, and our ailing economy. We have seen the impact this has had in the provision of basic goods and services such as food, petrol,…

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Waterless Tsakane community is displeased

The residents of Tsakane in Extension 19 (Ekurhuleni) have been waterless from last week Wednesday (14 July) till to date. “If you don’t have water, you cannot do anything,” said Sibongile Zikalala. She added, saying that the worst part is that no one pre-alerted them about this dire situation that they are facing because they could’ve prepared for it. Now the area is receiving water through truck-water tanks on shift basis, but the community members are still not satisfied because they have to travel long distances, only to find long…

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