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Chickens coming home to roost for Ramaphosa

31 July 2022 - 00:01

During the 1980s, when innocent people were being wantonly slaughtered on trains and in the townships by faceless killers, the then IFP chair Frank Mdlalose was asked why his party insisted members be allowed to carry what it euphemistically called cultural weapons, even threatening to go to war on the issue. He answered with a rhetorical question: if a snake were to suddenly appear, how are we supposed to kill it?..

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