SWAPO United, SWAPO Victorious, Now hard work...
   

Get Involved

Sign Up Donate Networking Have Your Say


Join my SWAPO online community, to share your vision of a better Namibia, participate in discussion forums, and receive regular updates by e-mail.Make your voice heard: Tell the world about your views and suggestions. Write to newspapers, call in to talk shows, share your experiences of the first fifteen years of freedom, and how working together we can do more.


 

'Pseudo-Militants and Agents Provocateurs attempt to hijack the Presidential Year leading to the ANC Conference in December 2012.'

By Udo W. Froese
South Africa's "Sunday Times" reported on Sunday, March 25, 2012, "Phosa warns of Arab Spring in SA".

This year is South Africa's ruling ANC's presidential year. In the build-up to the Conference in Mangaung (Bloemfontein, Free State Province) in December, a certain force is out to discredit and undermine the movement from within.

As re-called, former president Thabo Mbeki's brother, public speaker, Moeletsi Mbeki, warned of a so-called "Arab Spring", which would result in a criminal "Regime Change", so did ANC treasurergeneral, Mathews Phosa, last Friday, March 23, 2012, in Durban at the launch of the ruling party's book, "Unity in Diversity".

The Pseudo-Militants and the Agents Provocateurs spin a "North African-style Arab Spring" for South Africa.

Phosa cautioned of a "North African-style Arab Spring", if "government does not effectively tackle the rising unemployment among the youth". The treasurer-general is still positioned in the top six of the ANC hierarchy.

Like his Comrades, Human Settlements Minister and ANC NEC member, Tokyo Sexwale, and expelled, former ANCYL President, Julius Malema, Phosa has a problem with the president of the ANC and head of state of the country, Jacob Zuma. Together, they play musical chairs in attacking the ANC leadership and the government.

Together with their men in the shadows, they push for the ANC deputy president, Kgalema Motlanthe, to become the next president in December this year.

As reported in one of my previous pieces, a so-called "Arab Spring" with subsequent "Regime Change" would be in South African legal terms, when the fine line between democracy and High Treason is being crossed, an act of High Treason. This could unleash an uncontrollable, nation-wide civil unrest.

South Africa today is a product of the revolution of the people of this country. The glib statement on a so-called "North African-style Arab Spring" from a Mathews Phosa would seem a direct challenge to the ANC, the government, its president and the people, who sacrificed for their revolution. An elder ANC stalwart observed, "Phosa seems to serve his old masters." To this day the ANC Intelligence openly talks about Mathews Phosa being an "agent provocateur and a pseudo-militant".

Ever-Popular Chris Hani's Murder Not Put To Rest.

Confirmed reports reveal, the late, former Head of the ANC Intelligence, Joe Nhlanhla, lobbied furiously for his position. That focused move had never been experienced in the history of the movement before. It resulted in the demise of ANC stalwart, Mswandile Philiso. Reliable reports further observe, "as soon as Nhlanhla was installed as Head of Intelligence, he started weakening the ANC's Intelligence".

Another highly reliable source informed this writer, "A week-and-a-half before Chris Hani was murdered, Joe Nhlanhla had spread the rumour that Chris Hani was an informer".

The source further tells, "Hani responded by calling for a meeting with Nhlanhla in the same week he (Hani) was shot." It is public knowledge that Chris Hani was assassinated on the Saturday of the Easter Weekend of 1993. It is reliably understood that within one hour of Chris Hani's assassination, the ANC Intelligence had caught one of his murderers. They were in hotpursuit of his accomplice.

The reliable information adds, "Joe Nhlanhla was asked to investigate this murder. He called Mathews Phosa to oversee the case. Then both, the ANC Intelligence and the case were marginalised. From then on Phosa muddied the waters. He merely hampered the investigation and finally stopped it."

This writer was told, "A small Fifth Column within the ANC does exist. But, it is without any broad base whatsoever. It focuses however, on the destruction of the ANC from within."

During the discussion this writer had with the late Steve Tshwete, the senior cabinet minister admitted having made a mistake by accusing senior ANC stalwart, Cyril Ramaphosa, of plotting together with Tokyo Sexwale and Mathews Phosa to overthrow former, re-called president Thabo Mbeki.

Tshwete told this writer towards the end of his life that he regretted having mentioned Ramaphosa at all, as "he proved to be a fine political leader and astute businessman with a solid reputation". But, Tshwete insisted to his grave that Mathews Phosa and Tokyo Sexwale were agents' provocateurs. No one could convince the late stalwart otherwise.

Is Mathews Phosa suggesting that the unemployed members of the black African families will actually turn against those who work and support their families at home, to achieve Phosa's "economic freedom"?

Is a "North African-style "Arab Spring" the aim of the Fifth Column in South Africa?

The evidence of the outcome of a so-called "North Africanstyle Arab Spring" is clear in Libya. Is this the aim of the aforementioned Fifth Column in South Africa?

The on-camera bloody murder of Libya's once powerful head-of-state, Muammar al'Khatafi and NATO's socalled "humanitarian bombing" of the people and the country of Libya, is a case in point. Up to that evil "Arab Spring" and its "Regime Change", Libya enjoyed the best social developments per person on the African continent.

As from the early 1980s until 2003 the US and the UN placed Libya under severe sanctions. This strangled Libya's growing economy further. Despite all odds however, the ruling 'Libyan Arab Jamahiriya' eventually achieved the highest living standard in Africa.

Under Muammar al'Khatafi, Libya eventually also began to invest some of its oil profits in African development initiatives.

The funding of infrastructural projects as well as African political and financial institutions was aimed at developing Africa independently, combating the economic exploitation of African resources and labour by powerful foreign interests. In all fairness, through the establishment of the "Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CENSAD)" and continued support of the African Union (AU), Libya has made a significant contribution towards partnership for development in Africa.

Below are examples of Libya's human and economic growth, followed by South Africa's similar growth.

The Public Health Care prior to NATO's murderous lie of "humanitarian bombing" was the best in Africa. The public sector made it available to all citizens free of charge.

According to the UN's World Health Organisation (WHO), life expectancy at birth in Libya - prior to NATO's mass murder - was 72.3 years in 2009, among the highest in the developing world.

According to another UN agency, UNESCO, Libya's adult literacy rate was 89% in 2009 - 94% for males and 83% for females. By then 99.9% of all youth was literate.

The UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) confirmed that undernourishment in Libya was below 5% then. Libya's GDP per capita income as of 2005 was estimated at US$10 355 p.a., well above the mean rates for medium human development countries with their inhumane 'sweat shops'.

The low percentage of people without access to (i) safe water in that North African desert country was three percent; (ii) health services was nil percent; (iii) sanitation was two percent and (iv) a relatively high life expectancy of 72.3 years indicated the improved living standards.

The aforementioned proofs that the US, UK, EU (the international West) and their NATO's war against Muammar al'Khatafi and his souvereign government had nothing at all to do with the politics and the economics in Libya. But, it had to do with the perception of a strong Arab leader.

NATO's evil and illegal "humanitarian bombing" murdered not only a leader and members of his family and many civilians, but also destroyed an entire infrastructure.

Like Libya, South Africa has made improvements nationwide. Libya took thirty years to achieve its high standard of living. South Africa had a leader like the internationally known Nelson Mandela, who started with the huge infrastructural backlog, based on a history of brutal colonisation and racial segregation.

In South Africa, the African National Congress forms the ruling party and the government. It is a black African controlled government. The regional governments are predominantly black African too. So are the metropolis and town councils.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF), its army, air force and navy are all black commandeered and controlled. In fact, so is the Metro Police as well as the biggest utilities, ESCOM, Transnet/ Portnet, Telkom, SAA and the PIC. The PIC is worth over one trillion Rand!

Capitalists could change the markets with their money 50 years ago. But, that is in the past, as they do not exist anymore. Only two families control this country's and the region's markets - the Oppenheimers and the Ruperts. The true capitalists of today seem to be the pension funds.

The country's judiciary consists of a large range of respected black African judges, senior councils, advocates and magistrates.

Schools and sports are racially integrated with over 50% of black African school children playing rugby.

National infrastructural development employs black African South Africans coast to coast.

The South African mining industry's biggest expense goes to its labour force in the form of salaries and social grants and to government in taxes. The government is black African South African.

During the past fifteen years about one million South Africans received starter homes, electricity and running water. Indeed, there are protests against non-performance of service delivery, as is regularly reported in the media. Indeed, there is corruption and theft, tender rigging, classism and elitism, all part of a strategic sabotage.

As is also reported in the media, government is aware and deals with those rotten apples. Yet, the media, opposition parties and civil society highlight the shortcomings, downplaying the achievements.

In all fairness, government makes inroads against all odds of an ANC having had to accept the former Bantustan and nationalist civil services into the new government structures. It is imperative that government deals with such sabotage and takes charge, as it seems to be doing through a host of government appointed structures. Finally, most ANC members across the board seem to have seen through the agendas of Phosa, Sexwale and Malema.





CONTACTS

SWAPO Headquarters Mandume Strt
Windhoek, Katutura