It's time for a wake-up call

- | 6 months ago

The May 8 general elections are still being spun by the various parties to best flatter themselves.

The ANC consoles itself that its 57% is “only” five percentage points down. This, Cyril Ramaphosa and his fans sagely agree, suffices to be interpreted as the mandate the beleaguered president needed.

Some in the ANC have also surreptitiously tried to share in the unalloyed success of their renegade offshoot, the EFF, which almost doubled its share to 11%.

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