Lack of spine is at the core of our leadership problems

14 March 2021 - 00:00 By Makhudu Sefara

One of our major problems is not so much that we don’t know what to do to make ours a prosperous country than the fact that we suffer a woeful dearth of stiff backbones.

Being imbued with the conviction of one’s thoughts seems a simple and mandatory requirement of leadership, but one easier said than done. This dearth seems a societal malaise that cuts across the political spectrum. Convention, often, is what militates against great goals...

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