OPINION

Our 'hero' Suu Kyi failed us dismally – is Cyril next?

08 October 2018 - 07:00
A protester holds a poster with a defaced image of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in front of the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia November 25, 2016. The text on the poster reads, "Bring Aung San Suu Kyi to the court".
A protester holds a poster with a defaced image of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in front of the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia November 25, 2016. The text on the poster reads, "Bring Aung San Suu Kyi to the court".
Image: Beawiharta / REUTERS

It is our heroes, the ones we adore, who have the capacity to break our hearts.

Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, a hero to many of us, has shown clearly that even she has feet of clay.

For many of us, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is a hero, but lied for years about his ties with the Guptas. Who’s next? Cyril?

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