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The wuss in the Union Buildings conned us into false hope

President Ramaphosa has at every turn failed to take decisive action when the interests of the country demanded it — will he have the courage now to stand up to Lindiwe Sisulu?

23 January 2022 - 00:00

The compilers of the Oxford English Dictionary, that gold standard in the correct usage of the queen’s language, might want to include a new word in their next edition:  a “cyril” would be defined as a man utterly devoid of backbone. Alternatively, “cyrilness” would be offered as an antonym of courage. I think such a definition is long overdue. President Cyril Ramaphosa has quietly made a compelling case for it.  ..

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