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I heaved a huge sigh of relief when Cyril Ramaphosa was victorious over Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the ANC conference in December. The good times were back. The rand strengthened, business and consumer confidence shot up, ratings agencies made encouraging noises and everywhere you looked South Africans had a bounce in their step. We had become kangaroos in a day. It was great.
It hasn’t lasted. Have you seen what the opposition parties are doing to themselves? The EFF — a pretty good parliamentary opposition since 2014 — seems desperate as it tries to convince us that following Robert Mugabe’s lead on land expropriation without compensation will be good for us.
Worse, the party tells us all land will be nationalised and the state will redistribute it. Imagine old Malema equitably sharing out the land. Yeah, right.It’s not just the EFF that makes you want to grab a bottle of something strong and drink straight from it. The DA, after steadily improving its electoral showing, is eating ...
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