Written by: Errol Naidoo

Following the dismal failure of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s promised “New Dawn” in 2018 which led to its humiliating electoral defeat in 2024, Ramaphosa has now proposed a Government of National Unity (GNU) – a move the media has dubbed the “GNU Dawn.”

Ramaphosa claimed, “establishing a Government of National Unity will serve our country well at a time of great difficulty.” But SA’s crisis is of Ramaphosa and the ANC’s own making. Following Jacob Zuma’s disastrous presidency, Ramaphosa had the opportunity to change course in 2018 – but chose to maintain the status quo to benefit ANC cadres.

Ramaphosa fancies himself a latter-day Nelson Mandela. His support of a GNU “to bring the nation together” is reminiscent of Mandela’s GNU in 1994 that attempted to reconcile a nation torn apart by apartheid policies. However, the ANC of 1994, led as it was by a statesman like Nelson Mandela is a far cry from the ANC criminal network of Ramaphosa.

The ANC’s 71-seat loss in the National Assembly means grossly incompetent cabinet members like, Police Minister, Bheki Cele, Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, Hamas sympathizer, International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor and Defence Minister, Thandi Modise will not return to Parliament. Tragically, several corrupt ANC cadres will.

Political analysts agree, international investors and local business support an ANC/DA/IFP governing coalition because the alternatives will be catastrophic for SA’s economy.

The 400 members of the National Assembly (NA) will be sworn in on 14 June by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and a Speaker of the NA and State President elected.

Thankfully, the ANC’s Parliamentary minority means a minority Executive will be held accountable effectively by the National Legislature – a constitutional requirement severely diminished by the ANC’s 30-year political dominance – which crippled SA’s democracy.

How well an ANC/DA/IFP Government of National Unity will work to end corruption and revive the economy remains to be seen. However, I believe some good can come of it. The most positive aspect of coalition government is that no party has a majority to push its own agenda. Consensus through negotiation may be a better option than one party dominance.

Coalition agreements between the ANC/DA/IFP may be a less calamitous option for provincial governance in Gauteng and KZN. Coalition parties declared they are prepared to do what is best for the people of SA – something the ANC majority was incapable of doing.

This is the final week for coalition negotiations. Please commit to pray that God will guide those involved with wisdom so an honest and competent GNU is elected within 3 days.

The media reports Woolworths has doubled down on its in-store “pride” campaign by declaring “there is no debate on its inclusive justice initiative,” disabling online comments from Christian customers, and ignoring complaints emailed to group CEO, Roy Bagattini.

The retailer appears to be sending a message to Christian consumers, your money is welcome but not your views. Woolworths defended its choice to disable comments on pride-related posts, emphasizing the importance of upholding the dignity and rights of every individual, as enshrined in the constitution, (except free-speech rights of Christians).

Presumably, Woolworths refusal to acknowledge and recognise the dignity and constitutional rights of Christian consumers means it doesn’t have to dignify their concerns with a response nor does it have to enable or entertain its views or social media posts.

An LGBTQ news portal, applauded Woolworths for “defying bigots with new “pride” campaign.” It praised Woolworths “inclusive justice initiative” and its “stand against discrimination and marginalisation.” Christian opposition is labelled hateful and bigoted.

Ironically, while the world celebrates “pride” month, Christians are marginalised and persecuted for their faith. Woolworths joins the marginalisation and silencing of Christians by disabling their comments, and refusing to acknowledge their legitimate concerns.

Woolworths “pride” range of merchandise is prominently displayed in stores and shop-front windows promoting LGBTQ propaganda to passing shoppers. Proceeds from its “pride” merchandise are donated to LGBTQ organisations – which funds its militant activism.

Woolworths has transformed its stores into battlegrounds of LGBTQ social activism. Retail stores, (like schools), are no place for LGBTQ indoctrination. Families with children are accosted with LGBTQ propaganda while innocently shopping. This is manifestly unjust!

Children are targeted with LGBTQ ideology in education, Disney features and now retail stores. The sexual rights movement devalues the natural family. Fatherhood and motherhood are often attacked as outdated social constructs that must be abolished.

Woolworths promotes this ideology while inviting families to support its Father’s Day promo’s. However, LGBTQ ideology is militantly hostile to the two-parent natural family.

Incredibly, Woolworths share price fell 7 percent recently in response to reports it expects a significant drop in headline earnings for the year ending 30 June 2024. Despite this, the retailer defiantly ignores the Target & Budweisser lessons to establish its “woke” pedigree.

Christian shoppers must boycott Woolworths for transforming its stores into LGBTQ indoctrination zones and silencing Christian opposition to its “woke” sexual activism.

Honour real fatherhood this Father’s Day by boycotting Woolworths anti-family agenda!

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Date published: 11/06/2024
Feature image: Image for illustrative purposes only. Artwork adapted from: wikipedia.org

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