One wonders how a steady political hand like that of the late Essop Pahad would have handled some of the events that have unfolded under President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration. 

Pahad was minister in the Presidency during the Thabo Mbeki era and made a name for himself as the ultimate political enforcer. ..

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.