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Get Zille in to fix education

September 24, 2012 in Education

Helen Zille - Premier Western Cape South Africa and Leader of the Democratic Alliance Party

Helen Zille – Premier Western Cape South Africa and Leader of the Democratic Alliance Party

Khaya Dlanga - Prolific Blogger South Africa - a great guy with a lot of sense

Khaya Dlanga – Prolific Blogger South Africa – a great guy with a lot of sense

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This article appeared in the Cape Times, Monday, September 24, 2012: In my arrogant opinion by Khaya Dlanga

Get Zille in to fix education

Two things made me laugh uncontrollably this past week. I found them so amusing that I didn’t want to be in hysterics by myself, so I shared with my virtual friends on Twitter: They were equally amused.

As I recall, a few months ago the country was under attack from a foreign entity – snow. Of course, we all went bat crazy because many of us were seeing it for the very first time. Every other status update on Twitter or Facebook was about the snow or how cold it was.

On one of those very cold, dreary, yet memorable SA days, an event happened on Facebook. Someone was irritated by all the status updates about the snow, and this is what she wrote. (She will know who she is if she ever decides to read this publication. Which is pretty unlikely, if you ask me. Don’t worry – you will know why I say so after you have read through this column.) I have decided against sharing the relevant person’s names to protect the innocent.

I quote: “Why is pipol when snow is snow is all talk about why is not talk about somating differense, likes songs movies likes footballs everything. Snow is started to bore me iyoooooo #robaling.”

This ladies and gentlemen, is a fine example of the outcomes of the SA education system. Read the rest of this entry →