William Saunderson-Meyer
3 minute read
30 Apr 2022
6:35 am

ANC tightens step-aside policy: Ramaphosa’s good week at the office

William Saunderson-Meyer

The decision on criminal leaders was not Ramaphosa’s only success this week.

Picture File: President Cyril Ramaphosa during the ANCs 110th anniversary celebrations. Picture: Gallo Images/Philip Maeta

It’s been a good week for President Cyril Ramaphosa. A very good week indeed. It will buoy those who – despite the past four years of excruciating inertia – have retained their faith that Ramaphosa would eventually deliver his promised New Dawn. Not that any coloured dawn is imminent, but CR has probably done enough to secure his party nomination to a second presidential term of peering hopefully out the window. Ramaphosa’s victory, achieved at a reportedly heated two-day special meeting of the national executive committee (NEC), may not be, on the face of it, anything remarkable. ALSO READ: ANC...