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Opinion

Don’t despair, Ramaphosa still represents hope

After a month of talking to a large cross-section of South Africans, I believe Ramaphosa has a 55% chance of succeeding and turning the country around

20 October 2019 - 00:02 By justice malala

I flew into SA in the second week of spring. This time the new season did not herald hope and renewal. It was the spring of despondency. The country had plummeted into the foulest mood I had experienced among my fellow countrymen in decades. News of Uyinene Mrwetyana’s brutal murder was still fresh. The crime statistics were horrendous. Economic indicators showed we are a country in crisis. The currency was plumbing new depths...

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