Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
17 Dec 2021
7:00 am

Another sign Mabuza isn’t up to par

Eric Naki

Acting President David Mabuza once again failed to appear at an official event and deliver yesterday’s National Day of Reconciliation address

Deputy President David Mabuza. Picture: Jairus Mmutle/GCIS

The fitness of Deputy President David Mabuza to perform presidential duties has once more come under scrutiny after yesterday’s National Day of Reconciliation address was delivered by Minister for Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa and not the acting president. The celebrations were held in Kakamas in the Northern Cape and for the first time were not addressed by the president. Since he took over as president, Cyril Ramaphosa has addressed all Reconciliation Day commemorations, with his first address in 2018 in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, then at Bergville KwaZulu-Natal in 2019 and last year in Cape Town which was conducted...