Read this edited extract from Songezo Zibi's book, Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa.
Cadre deployment must end so the corporation can fulfil its public mandate.
Leaders in the public and private sectors must show they are serious about change.
As the storm over the disastrous FNB ad campaign blows over, it's important to examine its implications for SA as a budding democratic society.
The failure of education is political and goes back to the importance we attach to it, says Songezo Zibi.
It is fashionable to blame politicians for a lack of ethics, but they are abetted by business
Businesses will circumvent the law to protect their interests if government is corrupt, writes Songezo Zibi.
As Julius Malema and others face criminal charges, the whiff of political interference is in the air again.
We need a generation of black people who refuse to be defined by the victimhood of colonialism, writes Songezo Zibi.
It is time for the public to take responsibility for choosing the corrupt and dishonest to lead us.