The Bok win won’t fix Eskom or sway Moody’s – it did something bigger

07 November 2019 - 07:00
President Cyril Ramaphosa lifts the Rugby World Cup trophy with captain Siya Kolisi.
President Cyril Ramaphosa lifts the Rugby World Cup trophy with captain Siya Kolisi.
Image: Lynne Cameron/Getty Images

Something shifted in Mzansi since that almighty World Cup victory last weekend.

Because the Boks’ triumph gave us a great asset: uniting a demoralised people across lines of race, class, religion and culture like never before.

 

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