Ramaphosa’s wasted years make for few Tintswalos

The era after Jacob Zuma’s removal is one of great underperformance, according to most indicators

11 February 2024 - 00:02

Cyril Ramaphosa had an exciting entry into the South African government. The air was pregnant with expectation as the gloss of a billionaire shone on him. “I am a three-minute man,”  I’m told he said, as he prepared to speak at his first cabinet meeting. The ANC made him its deputy president in 2012, expecting him to be a powerful No 2 to Jacob Zuma...

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