Martin Williams
2 minute read
12 May 2021
8:52 am

Why there’s no good ANC

Martin Williams

Cadre deployment will eventually sink the ANC. The organisation cannot function without the promise of jobs and favours for pals.

Picture: Gallo Images/Thapelo Maphakela

As we watch the party unravel, remember there is no good ANC. It remains a corrupt organisation, held together by patronage and corruption. Sources of ill-gotten wealth are drying up. Like starved pigs eating each other on Thandi Modise’s farm, comrades turn on comrades. To understand what’s happening, follow the money, which is running out. Since 2019 the ANC has struggled to pay staff salaries. According to the Mail & Guardian, President Cyril Ramaphosa paid staff salaries on several occasions during the past 18 months. According to the Sunday Times, the South African Revenue Service recently used a garnishee order...