It’s a national shame that the send-off for struggle veteran Andrew Mlangeni will be remembered not because of his many good deeds but rather because it showed that the ANC operates at a level not available to everyone else.

It was a disaster: ANC top brass mingled with their friends without a care for the regulations stipulating a maximum of 50 people at a funeral or social distancing rules, while soldiers merrily puffed on cigarettes and passed them around. Who knows where they got the cigarettes...

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