Is President Cyril Ramaphosa fully in control of the ANC and the country? When you read statements by the Jacob Zuma-aligned lieutenants in the governing party you realise Ramaphosa has a fight on his hands. For example, the new trains launched in Cape Town. Zuma’s friends are telling everyone who cares to listen that we should be thanking Lucky Montana and Daniel Mthimkhulu. But is that really true? On the Eskom debacle, Brian Molefe and the “genius engineer” are spreading their gospel on social media, namely that when they were in charge Eskom was running well.

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