JABULANI SIKHAKHANE: Ramaphosa and cabinet need to explain what exactly Pretoria gains from its Russofilia
It would not take much for the US to squeeze the country and send the economy into a tailspin
SA’s “shoot me if you can” approach to foreign policy comes while geopolitical conflicts have become linked with trade, making the economic costs of choosing the wrong friends that much dearer.
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine more than a year ago SA, by refusing to condemn its actions, has been daring Western countries, particularly the US, to do their damnedest. That is shortsighted — for reasons that are well known. ..
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