Eric Naki
Political Editor
4 minute read
21 Jan 2021
4:52 am

‘Cyril’s shares have increased in pandemic’

Eric Naki

Among all the political players, Ramaphosa stood out as a champion of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic - expert

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: AFP

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s political fortunes have risen and the ANC has benefitted from his personal handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, while he has managed to politically suffocate all other parties to emerge as a champion in the anti-pandemic fight. This is the view of political economic analyst Zamakhaya Maseti, who was reflecting on the 300th day since the declaration of the Covid-19 lockdown. His opinion was echoed by another analyst, Dr Ntsikelelo Breakfast, who added nobody could fault any governing party for the natural pandemic except in countries run by dictators who used the virus to suppress dissent such as...