What are we to make of David Mabuza - deputy president, kingmaker ... wrecking ball?

02 August 2020 - 00:21 By barney mthombothi

For quite a while now SA hasn't known what to make of David Mabuza - to condemn him for the political hoodlum that he is or canonise him for turning his back on his friends at the Nasrec conference, thus delivering a victory for Cyril Ramaphosa and mercifully bringing the Jacob Zuma nightmare to a close. If a ruffian rescues a child from a fire, do we keep obsessing over his atrocious reputation or do we celebrate the fact that a life has been saved?..

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