The Winds of Change


This speech made in the SA Parliament by British PM Harold Macmillan on 3 February 1960 acquired its name from a now famous quotation

“The winds of change is blowing through this continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political face”

This afternoon we saw both figuratively and literally new winds of change blowing through our country.

As the Minister of Finance was delivering his budget speech in Parliament, scenes of riots, policemen, students and violent clashes were playing themselves out on the stairs of Parliament.

The notorious Cape Town southeaster was howling and the tablecloth was cascading over Table Mountain.

Is Wednesday 21 October 2015 the new Student Spring of South Africa?

Is this the new winds of change blowing through South Africa?

Weep our beloved country!

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