One day, when the history of South Africa is written, three men will be remembered for having sold their organisation, their people, and their country down the river. Those three men are Cyril Ramaphosa, Gwede Mantashe and Zweli Mkhize — the deputy president, secretary-general and treasurer-general respectively of the ANC. Last week they stood by and watched as President Jacob Zuma handed their country to the Gupta family — and opened the floodgates of corruption, looting, and descent into Hell.They knew the cabinet reshuffle last week, conducted in shame in the middle of the night, had nothing to do with efficiency or improving the government. They knew Zuma had nothing to do with the list of new appointees. They knew the whole thing was a sham, a con trick, a robbery. How do I know all this? Ramaphosa, Mantashe and Mkhize told us that this is what happened. On Saturday, Mkhize said that “unlike previous consultations which take place with senior officials of the ANC during such ap...

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