Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
11 Jan 2022
4:30 am

Ramaphosa must implement Zondo’s recommendations to save the ANC

Sydney Majoko

If he does as Zondo says, Ramaphosa might redeem his own legacy and buy his sinking ship one more term in government.

President Cyril Ramaphosa speaking at the ANC's January 8th birthday celebrations in Limpopo. Photo: Twitter/@MYANC

When the Titanic set out on its ill-fated maiden voyage in 1912, it was considered unsinkable. Four months before it sank, a liberation movement that was to later govern South Africa was formed. At the height of its powers it, too, considered itself unsinkable. The ANC celebrated its 110th anniversary at the weekend in the midst of what some political commentators have called its sinking. And as if to keep mimicking the actions of those on board the Titanic as it sank, the two major factions of the ANC are more concerned about who will be the party’s new leader...