It would seem the one thing ANC ministers can be given credit for in these desperate times for the governing party is paying attention to the memo from Luthuli House advising them to blame apartheid for everything that’s falling apart.

Justice Malala’s latest column in the Financial Mail was on to this last week, observing that “I see two key messages: first, that apartheid is still responsible for much that is wrong with the country and, second, that the ANC will deliver a basic social grant soon” (“Blame and bonsela: Cyril’s way of winning (”, September 6). ..

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