Rorisang Kgosana
Premium Journalist
8 minute read
4 Aug 2021
6:14 pm

Cyril can’t risk cleaning house, because ANC NEC is a haven for the shady

Rorisang Kgosana

It would be hard for Ramaphosa to clean house, with more than half the ANC NEC facing serious graft allegations, and only 8 being spotless.

President Cyril Ramaphosa,Deputy President David Mabuza congratulating ministers as they take the oath of office at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria,President embrassing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma foto Felix Dlangamandla foto Felix Dlangamandla/Netwerk24 Story Sarel van der Walt and Bonolo Selebano and Sarel van der Walt

Should President Cyril Ramaphosa decide to rid his cabinet of all officials and ANC NEC members who are implicated in corruption allegations, it would most likely represent a tipping point in favour of the coalition of the corrupt, who appear to be in the majority in the governing party's benches. The light at the end of the dark tunnel of corruption in government seems almost out of sight, with the ANC's top figures limping from one scandal to another. This makes the job of President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is facing increased calls for a cabinet reshuffle in order to clear...