Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
2 minute read
23 Jun 2022
6:15 am

Cyril’s fall from grace exposes South Africa’s leadership vacuum

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

Now that it looks like the president might also be removed, who can step up to the plate as a credible leader, asks Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo.

Leaders can no longer relate to those they purport to lead. Picture: iStock

President Cyril Ramaphosa is falling from grace like many of the executives we bring to power, only for their shenanigans to taint their credibility. Over the years, we have seen leadership potential in the likes of Malusi Gigaba, Fikile Mbalula and even Mduduzi Manana. But we have also witnessed it prematurely end when they were engulfed in an unending barrage of scandals. Also Read: Gigaba lying about video being for his wife – Shivambu We shout that the youth need to be in the corridors of power but we don’t have any leadership material in this category. Outside of the...