OPINION | The politics of the land means in the Free State, charity sees colour
It's a disheartening hierarchy that decides who weathers the storm and who gets left behind
Last week, a devastating fire swept through Free State farmland. It is believed to have been sparked by service delivery protests by the despondent shack dwellers of Malebogo in Hertzogville, Free State. The flames licked clean vast farm grazing lands and killed animals in its wake, causing much damage and devastation.
Sympathetic messages flooded social media, with several organisations advocating for donations and support for the farmers who were affected. The call was so compelling that we as the media had to see this expression of generosity and ubuntu with our own eyes. ..