Too much infighting, instead of fixing SA: Citizens rebuke leaders

TimesLIVE writes that political parties are losing public trust for squabbling rather than dealing with burning challenges, while the once squeaky-clean SA Revenue Service (SARS) and the public protector’s office are also falling short in the eyes of the public.

This is according to the June insights from the South African Citizens Survey, released on Thursday.


Less than half of voters went to the polls in this year’s national and provincial elections, with many giving various reasons for not voting. Citizen Surveys, which conducts the research, said it tested these reasons among a nationally-representative sample of South Africans.


To read the full TimesLive article click here


Picture: The newly appointed Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane during an interview on October 08, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sunday Times / Moeletsi Mabe)