TOM EATON: Politicians pick selfish battles while citizens live in terror
Ramaphosa, Malema, Mkhwebane and other powerful figures hog headlines, distracting from the terror many residents live in
Luthando* is very, very tired. His mouth, usually quick to soften into a lopsided, matinee-idol grin, is a hard, tight line, and there is no banter with his regular customers.
He has many reasons to be exhausted. He and his partner had a baby girl some months ago. He has to wake up at 4am to get to his job on time. The restaurant where he works is always short staffed.