The one thing you cannot accuse President Cyril Ramaphosa of is being direct. Sunday was his opportunity to close the deal, to make the case as to why people should trust him and vote for his corruption-infested party. The ANC’s Siyanqoba rally was the final chance to confront a concern held by many people who went to vote on Wednesday or decided not to vote. Is Ramaphosa really in charge and will he assert his authority over the degenerates in the ANC? The question was not answered. Instead we had to again read between the lines. On the day of the rally, the Sunday Times led with a story about the involvement of former president Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule in the formation of the new African Transformation Movement. There had already been media reports for about a year about Zuma being the secret hand behind the decision by the leaders of the messianic churches to establish a political party. The suspended general-secretary of the SA Council of Messianic C...

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