Panyaza’s gunning for peace

The ANC’s Gauteng messiah learns it’s not easy being a politician in the age of content creators

19 November 2023 - 00:00 By HOGARTH

It wasn’t a good week for Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi. The man who has arguably the second-most difficult job in South Africa — preventing the province from falling into the hands of John Steenhuisen and Herman Mashaba next year — had both feet in his mouth in a single week. (Are you seriously asking which is the most difficult job in South Africa right now? Isn’t it obvious? Coaching Kaizer Chiefs, of course. Over there a coach gets stoned by his own fans at the slightest provocation but is still expected to deliver a trophy or two. Which explains why ... but this is not a BBKUnplugged column, Hogarth digresses.)..

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