Eric Naki
Political Editor
3 minute read
11 Nov 2021
10:48 am

An ANC demise is coming – slowly, but surely

Eric Naki

It’s too late for the ANC to try and correct its ways. That horse has bolted.

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Twitter/@MYANC

President Cyril Ramaphosa sounded a lot more like the late Robert Mugabe this week when he hinted at the ANC opting for invocation of the legislation to enable a rerun of the election if coalitions failed to materialise. That worried me. Isn’t that what Zanu-PF and Mugabe did when they lost the election in 2008, before he unleashed deadly violence against his opponents? Mugabe’s madness saw members, supporters and leaders of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change tortured by his police. Unprovoked attacks against innocent white farmers by military veterans ensued. The rigging of the election outcomes became the norm...