A lot of unfair criticism has been levelled at Panyaza Lesufi this week. On Monday the visionary Gauteng premier delivered a majestic state of the province address, radiating the quiet authority one associates with a president.

However, his detractors complain that his promises of new housing, private hospitals and job creation are unrealistic. Some even liken him to the inmate of a psychological facility, who suffers from the delusion that he has just seized power through a military coup...

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