If there’s another certainty besides death and taxes it’s that the ANC-led government will just not listen to pragmatic, common-sense advice or pleas from those who do actually know better when it comes to running businesses and a modern economy.

At the risk of adding to an already voluminous number of editorials and commentary pieces criticising the state’s handling of the anarchy in KwaZulu-Natal and a few sites in Gauteng, the nakedness of our ruling party was laid bare for all to see this month — and it was an ugly sight...

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