Could this elephant perhaps be a scorpion?

09 August 2020 - 00:00

It was listening to health minister Zweli Mkhize insist SA is not yet ready for a resumption of alcohol sales and that he expects peak cases in KwaZulu-Natal to go beyond those in the Western Cape that triggered the obvious: President Cyril Ramaphosa and his command council or cabinet are waiting for the first wave of the Covid-19 epidemic to peak in the ANC’s most important province before it begins to return the rest of the country back to normal.

You only have to look at the political firepower around Ramaphosa to appreciate the point. Popular ministers like Mkhize are from KwaZulu-Natal; rogues like Bheki Cele are from KwaZulu-Natal; despots-in-waiting like Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are from KwaZulu-Natal. ..

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