I know many readers are sitting at their favourite restaurants banging on about how Julius Malema is going for a piece of land here, there and everywhere. Some are wringing their hands in despair: "He is turning us into Zimbabwe!" Others are more sanguine: "Pass the wine, old chap. Make sure it’s chilled to just the right temperature, please. Oh, is it 5pm already? Funny how long these lunches take." I am with the second reader. We have been here before. Remember when the sky was falling back in the 1990s because Bantustan leaders wouldn’t join in with the rest of SA, Eugene Terre’blanche was going to start his own volkstaat, and the PAC was going to murder whites in their sleep? Relax. I am vaguely interested in the land issue. But I am far more interested in the cabinet announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week. Now that’s a man who needs a drink or two. I mean, have you seen just how many of the people who want to stab him in the back he has amassed around him? It tells yo...

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