As I write this, I have no idea — though you do, now — of the outcome of the weekend meeting of the national executive committee (NEC) of the governing ANC.

This was a key moment, the point at which — as Shirley de Villiers wrote in the Financial Mail last week — “the ANC is set to finally make a call on its ‘step aside’ resolution — the decision that party members should relinquish their positions if they are facing charges, or their names are tainted by accusations of corruption”...

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