Ask yourselves, SA politicos, why is someone else doing your ...

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Ask yourselves, SA politicos, why is someone else doing your work?

Our politicians spend much time blowing their trumpets about meetings while others do their jobs

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We need to wean our politicians off the idea that sitting in a meeting and gabbing away is work. It’s not. Let me explain.

Every week now one is inundated with press releases and social media posts by from them announcing they held a meeting on this or that pressing issue. They want citizens to applaud them for holding a meeting about load-shedding while those same citizens are sitting in the dark. They want young people to applaud them for convening a think-tank on the economy while the same youths are out on the streets.

I’ve never heard of Gift of the Givers boasting about holding a meeting. Yet I see the organisation’s work everywhere...

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