The government of national unity (GNU) mooted by the ANC is the best step forward after it lost its 50% majority nationally and in Gauteng, the Northern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. The country is on tenterhooks as to what the immediate future might hold.

This is a moment of truth for SA’s fractured political environment as a united front is needed for the challenges facing us: worsening poverty, unemployment and inequality and the attendant evils of substance abuse, prostitution and human trafficking, to name but a few...

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