JUSTICE MALALA: Foolish infighting threatens to devour SA
If social media spats such as that between finance minister Tito Mboweni and the Gauteng government are any indication, the divides between groups are widening
SA was once renowned globally for its ability to hammer out consensus despite enormous differences. It would be hard to say the same thing nowadays as even the “enlightened” parts of the ANC, exemplified by finance minister Tito Mboweni and the Gauteng government, trade insults on social media. If social media is any indication, the distances between us — racial, ideological, economic, social — seem to be widening.