NATASHA MARRIAN: A state of confusion
With such clowns at the helm, a foreign power wanting to disrupt the SA state could do so without blinking
What is going on with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet? His security cluster ministers have had a Pythonesque week of political blundering but their folly reflects directly on him and reveals a dangerous gap at the very top of the democratic state.
Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula tied herself up in knots after she directly contradicted Ramaphosa, who defined the unrest which led to the deaths of 215 people as an "insurrection"...