BUSINESS DAY TV: We continue our analysis of the current political environment in SA. We’re looking at the tripartite alliance specifically. Joining us on the line from Cape Town is political analyst Daniel Silke. So do we call this a crisis within the ranks, because some have said [rejecting] the President is not the same as [rejecting] the ANC or the union, and that’s come through from Nehawu, which is of course a Cosatu affiliation. Do you agree? DANIEL SILKE: I think that we should perhaps not talk about the demise of the ANC alliance. I suspect that is somewhat premature at this stage. I do believe that the brand of the ANC, in a sense, has got greater longevity in it and one should not really conflate the existing opposition to President Zuma with some sort of the [denigration] of the brand of the ANC.

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