Wage war on the state's waste

16 February 2016 - 02:10 By David Shapiro

Like so many other concerned South Africans, I made a point of watching the president address the nation on Thursday.It was a distressing event. Not because of the EFF's annoying filibustering but because it was utterly clear from President Jacob Zuma's halting delivery that he had not authored, edited or adequately rehearsed the speech.

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