From this learned analysis of the constitutional provisions, it seems the DA is barking up the wrong tree in asking a court to overrule Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to re-appoint dicey cabinet ministers, Malusi Gigaba and Bathabile Dlamini.
The editorial puts it succinctly; what Zuma acolyte and former Social Welfare Minister Bathabile Dlamini and sole SA Police Services data manager, Keith Keating did via their Zuptoidal machinations amounted to State Terrorism.
Unusually for a top broadcaster, Gareth Cliff’s talents extend to writing, as you’ll witness in this superbly written blog. In it he looks back on the greatest lesson of the Zuma years – not to trust the important stuff to politicians.
It must be clear to all of us that the ANC’s elective conference in December is going to be a critical tipping point. Max du Preez believes Ramaphosa or Mkhize would start unravelling the patronage networks and stop the nuclear deal.