The job of a political leader is difficult enough when one has to manage the expectations of various social, political and personal stakeholders.

For Cyril Ramaphosa, who has to govern within the parameters of the informal coalition involving communists, unions and factional politicians, the job possesses unique conundrums.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, Morningstar financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.