Cool-headed Ramaphosa overcomes tough challenges – but will Malema?

- | 6 months ago

In days of yore, generals would select the sites of battles to ensure there was high ground from which they could observe and direct the action.

It was not a universal act of cowardice. Rather, it showed an appreciation that cool heads tend to trump hot ones – logic always overcomes passion.

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa, a devout bookworm and student of history, has an embedded appreciation of this reality.

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