EDITORIAL: New cabinet gives Cyril Ramaphosa a start
Now is the time for the president to lead, the holding period is over
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet is not the lean, mean, business-oriented machine that many in business had hoped for. But it is a start.
Ramaphosa has carefully navigated the internal dynamics of the ANC and appointed a cabinet in which all its regional parts; its youth and women’s leagues; its allies in the SACP and Cosatu; its senior corps of leaders, and its main factions are all represented...