When a crisis hits, weak leadership means we look for scapegoats instead of solutions

15 March 2020 - 00:00 By STHEMBISO MSOMI

Times of crisis can bring to the fore a new generation of leaders with innovative ways of helping a society out of trouble. We experienced this in the late 1980s and early '90s, when many commentators were convinced that our country was headed for all-out civil war.

Strong and visionary leaders from both sides of the conflict emerged to help steer SA away from a bloody path towards a relatively peaceful transition...

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