His testimony was panned for its platitudes and ludicrous revisionist history, but Cyril Ramaphosa was never supposed to reveal any great truths at the Zondo commission. Which is why it was so startling when he told us that the ANC has the moral right and duty to rule SA forever, badly.

Those weren’t his words, exactly, but they were the clear subtext as the president told the commission on Friday that the ANC remains first and foremost a liberation movement...

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