LETTER: No, Oom Cyril hasn’t got this
The idea that Ramaphosa is secretly against expropriation doesn't hold, and there are great dangers in his stance
Brandaan Huigen (“Oom Cyril has got this (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/letters/2020-04-28-letter-oom-cyril-has-got-this/)”, 28 April) says that President Cyril Ramaphosa is playing a clever double-sided game of appearing to support expropriation without compensation, while cunningly neutralising it.
This narrative has been doing the rounds since the beginning of 2018, but has never been substantiated with anything more than the vague belief that the president is a “reformer” and is “pro-business”. Huigen offers little in support of this position...
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