PATRICK BULGER | The Sputla Shuffle: a dancing comrade’s one step forward, two steps back

As load-shedding is stepped up, our electricity minister appears unmoved, except on the dance floor, where he is the picture of abandon

07 September 2023 - 21:22

Electricity minister Kgosientsho “Sputla” Ramokgopa shocked South Africans this week with his soft-shuffle at an ANC event in Soweto. Was the minister entrusted with solving South Africa’s electricity crisis really that oblivious as South Africa’s dance of death quickened, with Stage 5 and then 6 load-shedding following in quick succession, the economy braced for another hammer blow on a blue Monday morning?..

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