EDITORIAL: Ramaphosa's donors — ANC own goal


- businesslive.co.za | 3 months ago

If the cliché is true that a country gets the best government that money can buy, then SA should be roaring ahead.

The leaked e-mails, exposing the funders of Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2017 ANC presidency bid, show that there is no shortage of individuals eager to put their wallet on the line for better governance. Among the donors, apparently, were Johnny Copelyn, CEO of HCI; Absa’s former CEO Maria Ramos; and the Oppenheimer family.

But these revelations, because they were delivered in the wrappings of "leaks" rather than through proper disclosure, have spawned wild conspiracies and lies about who "captured" Ramaphosa.

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