TOM EATON | Sorry China, you don’t need a Havard degree to work here, just a birthright

Forget about the allegations of corruption, it’s where you’re born that really matters ... on Twitter, at least

28 January 2021 - 20:18

The trending hashtag on Twitter was loud, clear and, at least for a moment, reassuring.

It had taken a day for the news to sink in that ANC MP Xiaomei Havard had been appointed as successor to the late Jackson Mthembu. But by Thursday afternoon a hashtag was trending that said it all: #SARejectsXiaomeiHavard...

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