The world is changing fast and to keep up you need local knowledge with global context.
One gets a different perspective when you’re 9 000km away from home.
Many in London think SA is doomed. Mainly because they see a Mugabe-like President supported by a system that focuses enormous power on his person.
Maybe. But we also know there are still some smart, competent people around Zuma. So the obvious question is how one gets Cyril Ramaphosa, Jeff Radebe and others like them to grow a pair?
They might consider taking a leaf out of the Nhlanhla Nene playbook. And realize history will judge them harshly if they refuse to side with the increasingly restless people of South Africa. Rather than continue with unquestioned loyalty to a deeply flawed President.
Cyril Ramaphosa: The Audio Biography
Listen to the story of Cyril Ramaphosa's rise to presidential power, narrated by our very own Alec Hogg.