“It cannot be that while the country is desperately trying to improve its public transport system, with government injecting billions to make this a reality, others are determined to undermine this at all costs,” added Kulu.
It would seem that the above comment pertaining to the burning of rail cars while parked at a Pretoria station, is representative of the overall situation in South Africa, not just its transportation system. Kick it while it’s down, make sure it cannot get back up. Our prayers are with you. It is gut wrenching beyond words. Whirlibird is quite correct.
Meanwhile, I note that certain elements in the region are embracing hope and change, with a new “savior” having arrived from over the eastern horizon: