I am still traumatised a week after I read the Treasury’s presentation to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s summit on the social relief of distress (SRD) grant at Spier wine estate in the Western Cape.

The Treasury has crossed a line with dangerous proposals that could collapse the economy and result in a social uprising. Three decades ago Nelson Mandela averted a civil war after the murder of Chris Hani. Today we do not have the leaders who can stop this madness and decide that we cannot continue like this. ..

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