Sibongile Zulu is a woman I hope one day returns to SA. From Bethlehem in the Free State, the now 21-year-old moved to the UK with her parents when she was 13 and is now doing a degree in politics and international relations at Queen Mary University of London. She will head to Cambridge University in the new academic year to complete a master’s degree. Outside the SA high commission in London on Freedom Day, where more than 9,000 South Africans were expected to vote in the country’s sixth democratic election, Zulu, UK secretary for the DA, said she was tired of the ANC continually blaming apartheid for SA’s woes when it had overseen the undermining of the country’s institutions. The governing party was corrupt and “incapable of self correction”, nor did it have the “young faces” that filled the ranks of its official opposition, she said. Clearly, Zulu is not buying The Economist’s argument that the best bet for SA is for the ANC to win an outright majority, boosting President Cyri...

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