TONY LEON | It’s a sad indictment on the ANC that it couldn’t get a quorum for its own bill

But at least we’ve gained some respite from the proposed Employment Equity Amendment Bill

14 September 2021 - 19:56

Last Thursday, as my column, “Do the ANC’s small disasters signal the large collapse?", (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2021-09-09-tony-leon-do-the-ancs-small-disasters-signal-the-large-collapse/) for our sister publication Business Day (https://www.businesslive.co.za/) was in the works, I had no idea an event in parliament would provide another example of my thesis.

In the Business Day column, I catalogued the serial chapters of ineptitude and crass negligence, from unpaid staff and tax bills, late registration of municipal candidates and outright bankruptcy which possibly presaged a wider collapse for the ruling party. These smaller disasters could preface the collapse of an empire at some stage, perhaps sooner than expected...

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