The death of the last surviving Rivonia trialist, Andrew Mlangeni, has again evoked conversations about the calibre of SA’s leaders.

In the past decade we have been hit by a double whammy — frightening allegations of state capture, where all and sundry seem to have a finger in the pie, and now a global pandemic, which again has shown up our leaders’ capabilities...

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