South Africa needs better politicians, or smarter political alliances

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 4 weeks ago

The numbers are too great, and the time the current administration has is too short.

It may be shorter, still, if the ruling alliance removed Cyril Ramaphosa from the Presidency. All things being equal (I want to vomit just using that term for the way that economists throw it about), Ramaphosa has five years in which to meet the hopes and aspirations of 55 million people.

But he may not see out his term.

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