Given the political and economic mess SA finds itself in, and the Nazi-like menace posed by the EFF, veteran journalist Max du Preez can only say: "So now, we cling to Cyril." That is exactly how most South Africans feel. Even the blind can see that our country is in deep trouble. We are trapped in a tormenting moment where the present and the future unite to haunt us. In this dark hour Cyril Ramaphosa appears like a spark of hope to millions of frightened South Africans who wonder what will happen to their country. And so, people "cling to Cyril". Even Ramaphosa’s enemies cannot deny that the man has a likable persona. He speaks almost all SA languages fluently, and is good at projecting an image of integrity. The fact that he played a leading role in negotiating SA’s transition from apartheid to democracy evokes the Mandela magic. PODCAST | The DA didn’t win the 2016 election, as much as the ANC lost it ​ Subscribe: iono.fm | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Pocket Casts | Player.fm Giv...

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