Lessons for Ramaphosa from apathy to the north

21 March 2021 - 00:00 By Sam Mkokeli

John Magufuli, the Tanzanian president who died this week aged 61, and Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's first citizen, have one thing in common: they became leaders of their nations in 2015.

They rose on the ticket of good governance and political reform. They gave hope that this could herald a new era in African politics, almost like the Thabo Mbeki-Olusegun Obasanjo times...

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