Honesty gap is matched by shame deficit
A few days ago, something we rarely see in our body politic unfolded in the small, nondescript Mpumalanga town of Secunda. A mayor you may not have heard of, Thandi Ngxonono, who was, until this week, in charge of the Govan Mbeki municipality, resigned - almost unnoticed. Why?
Other than the fact that she has done nothing amazing, she is, like many, implicated in corruption and suffers the general inability to do things right. Nothing extraordinary!..