Week before last, I told you about how the brand-new President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, made an impassioned speech calling for the confiscation of real estate from white land owners.
It was a pretty remarkable thing to say during what was literally his first week in office.
You'd think the new president would take the opportunity to address more immediate, more critical issues– for example, the fact that Cape Town is about to run out of water.
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Cape Town, the second largest city in South Africa (and the most well-developed on the African continent) is about to become the world's first major city to run out of water.
The city is experiencing its worst drought in a century, one that has dragged on for more than three years. And its various dams and reservoirs are at historically low levels.
Local residents are already being rationed, including having their showers limited to two minutes.
But even with the rationing, Cape Town is still just weeks away from running out of water.
You'd think that would be at the top of the government's list, given that their own idiotic policies caused this problem to begin with.