Opinion

In low gear, navigating another mountain pass

18 April 2021 - 00:00

Does hubris kill? I ask because I’ve been watching my old friend comeuppance at work and it is a beast. An example: you draw up a chicken “Master Plan”, get patted on the back by the president and all and sundry and you put the squeeze on imports because, you know, they’re destroying jobs here and all that. Then suddenly there’s an avian flu outbreak in Gauteng and farms are quarantined and there’s a real threat to the supply of chicken.

This just happened, by the way, at a farm near Ekurhuleni...

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