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The band plays on, but the party is over

South Africans must put pragmatism ahead of prejudice and prepare for a coalition when the ANC drops below 50%

31 July 2022 - 00:02

No-one who watched the ANC’s  KwaZulu-Natal provincial  conference vote last weekend for an entirely pro-Jacob Zuma leadership, and then vote to scrap President Cyril Ramaphosa’s hard-fought step-aside rule, should doubt for a moment that this is a party in a death spiral. It is to politics what Eskom is to energy...

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