Many of you have been affected by the events in the last weeks that have brought our country to breaking point. At FunDza we are deeply concerned about the inequality in our country, and also at the violence and desperation experienced by many. Our aim is to support the building of a just, equal and peaceful South Africa.
Part of our work is to give young people a platform to express their opinions, hopes and fears, to have their voices heard and recognised. Here are various reflections on current events by some of our writers from different parts of the country.
We all need some empathy – Simamkele Matuntuta
The bloody war and imminent hunger – Rick Mthembu
Dodgebullet – Dolo Mphembele Jr
An imperfect hope – Zukisani Nongogo
The blocking of roads – Muzii Allen
Our country is burning! – Phumula Mkhwanazi
The poorest pay the most – Malaika Wa Azania
The cost of looting – Zithulele Sibanyoni
South Africa is a failed state – Nwabisa Ngumbela