May 29, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Duduzane Zuma vows to build hi-tech cities in SA over the next 20 years

KwaZulu-Natal ANC Community 11 Branch Chair Duduzane Zuma has urged South Africans to “put their backs into building technologically advanced cities” over the next 20 years.

In a video shared on Instagram, the businessman-turned-politician said the only way SA can have cities like those in the United Arab Emirates is if people start doing more instead of to talk.

< p>“We live and we learn. We travel and get new ideas from other places that have done wonderful things, and that’s what we’re going to do.

“In the next 20 years we’re going to have the latest Cities, the most technologically advanced cities in the world in SA, and that starts now,” Zuma said.

Zuma said the plan will be supported by vision, reindustrialization, technology advances and implementation .

Last month, at the height of the flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, former President Jacob Zuma’s son joined the recovery effort, helping a family in need move back to her home after it was damaged.

Zuma said he didn’t help because he had to, he helped because he wanted to.

“When you see me cleaning your streets and gutters, I’m not doing it because I have to, I’m doing it because I want to. I do it because I can. Life exists on multiple levels. There are multiple layers to who we are and what we can achieve.”

Zuma was recognized fora similar effort earlier this year praised as he braved the rain and helped clean up a neighborhood in Newlands East, Durban.

“No excuses, no long stories. Either we do it or we don’t. Sunshine or rain, we get the job done. Lots of people like to talk, but few can. It’s all about action,” he said.

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