While parties on the outside make menacing noises and declarations of their own piety, the business of building a government is under way.

President Cyril Ramaphosa, inaugurated yesterday, is going to have to increase the size of his already large cabinet to accommodate the DA and a few small parties, but that’s not necessarily all bad if it means prying Gwede Mantashe’s fingers off either mining or energy, at least one of which needs to be liberated from his mismanagement...

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