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...