How Does The Modern South African Government “Punish” Dissent?

Political dissent refers to any expression designed to convey dissatisfaction with or opposition to the policies of a governing body. Such expression may take forms from vocal disagreement to civil disobedience to the use of violence. Historically, repressive governments have sought to punish political dissent”.

The above-mentioned definition of political dissent as per Wikipedia ironically refers to “Historically” repressive governments that “punish” dissent, for instance the old apartheid government.

How does the modern South African government “Punish” dissent?
The same method as used by the previous regime: they don’t wait for dissent, they simply legislated the laws of Affirmative action, Employment equity and BBBEE, to enrich by skin colour and exclude the poor of all colours.

During the struggle “natives”, as Mandela called them during his famous Rivonia trail, were deprived of certain rights by law in the apartheid era. White and coloured men and women, young and old are now deprived of fair employment which should be granted to them based on skills and capabilities. They now have to remain unemployed or be deprived of promotion because of the colour of their skin, which is justified by the unfair policies of quotas which the government forces employers to impose in the workplace.

 Letter From Mandela The inevitability of our course and the certainty of our “first” victory are the impenetrable armour of those who consistently uphold the faith in freedom and justice in spite of political prosecution.

Amandla Nga wethu!

The realisation of inferior education to blacks has a long history, William Tecumseh Vernon, the historical and lifelong proponent of education had this to say in the late 1800 during the slavery era:

“With education symmetrical and true we will take the dead mass buried by slavery’s hand and touch them to life. This beauteous angel, which has always done its work for those on earth, will roll away the stone from the tomb where is buried a race, and my people will come forth to their glory and the amazement of the world” —William Tecumseh Vernon

William Tecumseh VernonWilliam Tecumseh Vernon
Born      11 July 1871. Lebanon, Missouri, USA
Died      25 July 1944 Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Occupation Minister
The same words can be used by all South Africans today while we wait for the government to realise that these discriminating laws cannot and will not succeed in overcoming our biggest struggle yet: EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION!!!!!!!

The following are typical examples of national and local government failures:
1 Electricity, 2 Water, 3 Roads, 4 Health, 5 Defence, 6 Transport, 7 Education, 8 Postal services, but to name a few. The list goes on. It all boils down to lack of education: not the lack of capabilities but the lack of knowledge and understanding.

The economic impact on South Africa due to sanctions during apartheid was enormous, but the cost of BEE and affirmative action is destroying the country.
The East Rand Chamber of Commerce and Industry not only provides quality education at extremely affordable prices at the online Chamber Academy, but also assists their member Companies with BEE consulting and certification including the formation of workers trusts.

 Everything Derived From Mother Earth

Ultimate National Guide for Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment

 

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