Some are selling its soul to score brownie points with their economic masters. They will be unhappy that, this manifesto is calling for restructuring of social grants. They will be furious that it calls those defending the current social grants reactionary and anti-revolutionary. Political leaders are failing to respond to rising youth unemployment. Instead of providing sustainable solutions, they keep on advocating for increased social grants.
The driving force behind growth of Azania’s poverty has been “economic growth”. Politicians and the public are being misled into believing that a good measure of economic development of Africans is through “economic growth”. Africans have been brain washed to believe that economic growth as it is currently measured means good news.
Cape Town – Ayabonga Makalima and Mziyanda Mjayezi met in 2011. It was a difficult time in both their lives. The two were unemployed and needed to make a living. Makalima had spent years in a wheelchair after being stabbed by robbers on his way to work in Philippi in 2007.