Blame the govt!

2014-04-30 13:52
Fikile Mbalula (Gallo)
If the ANC had focused severely on Education and Health with their 20 years of fully-controlled-resources we may have noticed some very talented African kids in informal settlements to rise in the likes of rugby and cricket (health and education are key points in sport). But very little education centres, schools, sports fields, coaches etc have been invested in these areas. Instead money are being wasted on stuff that just cannot enhance the future right now, such as name changes, construction of fancy offices, building of monuments and much more. Items which just further divide an already heavily racially divided country. There was a reason why Nelson Mandela prevented the change of the Springbok emblem in 1995 because he knew it will ultimately ruin the last hope for unity among clearly put: Black and White people. Show me how much development has been done in Education and Health (with the words 'enormous scale' in mind) then we can start to discuss why racial issues still exist in sport today. Most African kids have access to basically zero sport facilities. Education consists of three major departments: Academics, Culture and Sport. Build a sport field, get a trainer and you grow talent, respect and unity. Change a street name, built a monument and you grow controversy, disrespect and division. Our nation has higher priorities, and the ANC missed the target for 20 years.

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