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Mantashe Criticises South Africans for Being ‘Passive’ Citizens



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Gwede Mantashe, the ANC National Chair, has strongly criticised South Africans, accusing them of being passive citizens who passively wait for service delivery. eNCA reports that Mantashe attributed this passivity to what he called a “passive democracy, ” ultimately creating a complacent citizenry.

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Addressing attendees at the Buffalo City ANC 2019 manifesto review event, Mantashe didn’t mince his words. He stated, “One of the mistakes we have committed over the years is creating a passive society, people who cannot do anything for themselves, people who sit and wait for service delivery.”

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