But chose to go it alone.

We honour and respect their traditions and we work together to improve life for everyone.

That we are alone in dealing with an inept government, chronic civil disorder, a standoff between the haves and the have-nots, and seemingly endemic poverty.

The World Bank answers the question of who SA’s peers are, in part, by grouping countries according to income – low, lower-middle, upper-middle and high, based on gross national income (GNI) per capita in US dollars – and taking population size into account.

The countries in the doldrums (SA included) appear to generally be governed by idealistic governments, that pursue destructive policies such as equality of outcome (another name for BBBEE) and socialist/marxist tenets. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907 and supported the UK militarily in both world wars. (Be fearful when SA is no longer the world leader in braaing “wors & chops”…).

Here's how to know the difference between the New Zealand vs. Australian accent. What started as a free-market economy where the rule of law and accountability was enforced, has evolved over 25 years to reach a state of lawlessness, unaccountability of public officials, rampant criminality, increasing infringements on the right to own property and the rule of demagogues. The mighty power of the foot. Reports abound on millions of South Africans’ data being compromised. Canada, NZ and Canada are not perfect but they’re civilized and civilized is something South Africa is not capable of. The problem in South Africa is that we have a small 1st world component and a very large 3rd world component in one country.

Now SA needs to compare ourselves with the “D league”. You can get more information about how we use cookies in our Colombia’s National Administrative Department of Statistics says that about 9.7 million people live in poverty but about 15 million people “feel” poor. Read: Addressing deep-rooted challenges urgently. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020. Vying for mediocrity. Add racism(overtones in this comment), greed and entitlement of white South Africans to that cocktail as and you have a perfect mess on an industrial scale.

This means these four newly industrialised countries are trying to figure out the next phase in their development while dealing with poverty levels ranging from Thailand’s 11.7% to South Africa’s 40%. The diversity on campus in Canadian institutes leads to a welcoming atmosphere for international students. We have regressed dramatically. More like Trump’s description – but then I guess we do need to be polite. Ask a kid who realizes they need money what position is offers value vs money and it’s mostly management (public or private).

However, there are 5 major grounds which every student considers while selecting a study abroad destination, these are as follows: Relatively low cost of study: On the affordability scale, studying in Canada is much more affordable as compared to Australia.

They are the hard workers with ambition to look after themselves and create wealth to cover their own needs.

Without growth nobody position in SA will improve. Larry Claasen is a veteran (read old) financial journalist. Signing in allows you to ask questions in our community, contribute to our cost of living database, and more. The numbers of countries that prove to be good destinations for students who wish to study abroad have increased over the years and along with that, the choice of selecting the right country has become difficult. I think you miss the point. Tolerant society: Being a multicultural society, Canadians are tolerant of each other and they encourage learning and living together. See an in-depth size comparison.

Education today for most SA kids is no better than Bantu Education ever was….. in some respects even worse.

There is a tendency to think of good old SA as a lesser cousin of Australia, New Zealand and Canada. They are expected to get up educate themselves and stand on their own when they were taught for years that they need a job from the white man. The lesson we can draw from how they are dealing with their transformations is that there are no easy offramps to success – and that even a growing economy will not resolve the visceral social issues we are dealing with. The reality, however, is very different.

We should-and could-aspire to be more like the winners than the losers but with very poor leadership by the ANC(or worse the VBS looters) that is not going to happen. How long before we are honest enough to admit we have an uncaring, incompetent, thoughtless government intent only on enriching themselves and their friends at the cost of our country …? Yes, sun and wind are the answer, but our disgusting greedy unions (yes, NUM, we’re looking at you) would happily sacrifice South Africa for the sake of a few thousand workers. What was once described as the best constitution in the world, is now nothing more than a crumpled piece of paper lying in a toilet in Luthuli House. The country is politically stable. My ancestors lost their property in the Anglo/Boer war. In Canada, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

In recent years, the government has sought to address longstanding Maori grievances. A 30% pass rate and the ability to only speak African languages is not the tool that will be used to break the back of unemployment, and in SA the informal sector of the economy needs people who have the will to progress, not only the will to claim benefits from SASSA. One should also add population demographics to the comparison. Excellent article. Although New Zealand’s GDP is only about 58% the size of SA’s, it only has a population of about five million, making it about 10.6 times smaller.

Compared to other population groups, there has been explosive growth of the non-white population.
In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km. New Zealand's full participation in a number of defense alliances lapsed by the 1980s. He has a twin brother. For complete information on Study in Canada or Australia, Contact Canam Consultants at 1800 137 8055 (Toll-Free).Save, Study in Canada: A guide for Indian students, Applying to a Top University in Canada – Expert Tips, Study Abroad Resources – Blogs | Canam Consultants.

Be fearful when LESOTHO starts to overtake SA in certain rankings!
I think Nigeria is outperforming SA so probably not a peer.

Beautiful Zimbabwe, big men and 12c a day.

All these things only strengthen the slave mentality. Montral Canadiens, Stanley cup 24 times. You need to work very hard for getting all these things. The infringements on property ownership started when the law was perverted to legalise the theft of property through BEE, EE, labour laws, the minimum wage, the nationalisation of mineral rights, the redistributive municipal tax, the high personal income tax, the taxes on capital, the security of tenure laws, the Mining Charter and cadre deployment at SOE’s. It will never happen while the present regime has their fingers in the cookie jar and while they are busy raping your wallets. Solutions should be developed accordingly. Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Canada . The second world part equates with Australia, NZ and Canada whilst the third world part equates with their peer group in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Accessability to Europe and USA? Redistribution of assets will just lead to talented people leaving the country, leaving everybody worse off. Terms of use. He has also been fortunate enough to win a few journalism awards. What’s the politically practical solution to return to our former glory?

When measured by size, Australia’s GDP is about 3.7 times larger than SA’s and Canada’s is 4.7 times bigger. Don’t let technical jargon stop you from your investment journey. South Africa’s population growth is not out of control. FRANCE: One of the Premier Destinations to Study Creative Arts and Design, Why Studying Masters in Ireland is a Brilliant Choice, Best Cities to Study in Germany as an International Student. The poor education system is partly to blame for the high unemployment. The countries most like us are going through similar challenges. Unlike the rest of Africa.

It has, however, just re-elected the party that created the economic mess it is currently in”.

Then in 1994 the ANC took over, slowly sinking into a ??? Ethiopian Airlines has OVERTAKEN SAA as the continent’s No.1 rated airline. Matrics come out of school barely able to read and write….. you almost have to apply to fail matric these days. Shao: kids at uni today never experienced apartheid. The Rainbow Nation, as far as I am concerned, exists of ‘haves’ of all races.

To randomly select a few countries on no basis except that its economy is roughly the size of SA and to then somehow conclude that economic growth is not as great as it is made out to be is mind bogglingly poor analysis. Now we have a shortage of unaffordable energy. No amount of retribution, money, special privileges and handouts can cure the slave mentality.

Surely you cannot pick and choose ? They are told to get up and do it themselves when they were taught for years that they are incapable of anything other than to do gardens and iron clothes. However, such is not the case with Australia as there are instances where racism prevails in Australia. I would guess this country’s maximum capacity to be around 35 to 40 million, 45 million tops.

South Africa has a history, a very destructive history. As far as I am concerned, if our politicians truly aspire to be proudly African with all the lovely stuff that comes with it, get rid of that awfull German colonial car, and use a true African mode of transport, the donkey cart. Give it a while and we’ll get there.

These factors are not so explicitly present in the Australian education system. “Fascism is the stage reached after communism has proved an illusion”. Comparing the education system of Canada and Australia, Canada has a higher education system that accommodates professionals, provides long-term career prospects, excellent teaching methods, practical learning opportunities and English/French Bilingualism.

If you’re thinking about immigrating to a new country, it’s likely that you’ve considered a few possibilities for where you want to move.