Will nothing persuade people who talk politics that the country’s health depends on much more than those who claim to lead it?

As SA struggles with a weak economy hampered by poverty and inequality, racial tensions and crime, political talk obsesses over a small group of politicians. For those who do not agree with the representatives of 5% of the adult population that our problem is Pravin Gordhan, the target of most chatter is President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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