Is the chronically incompetent and Gupta-captured Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on to something? The man whose curriculum vitae was approved by the Guptas a month before he was appointed to the important mining portfolio by President Jacob Zuma said last week that it was a foregone conclusion who the next president of the ANC will be.Speaking at a gala dinner boycotted by the mining industry body, the Chamber of Mines, Zwane weighed in on the ANC succession battle, saying: "We already know who will be president.It's a done deal. We are not stressing. The policies won't change. In January there will be new leadership and policies will remain the same." It's a distressing thought that policies and practices of the party and the current administration will not change. It means the policies that have given us 27.7% unemployment, less than 1% economic growth, widening inequality and spiraling poverty will stay in place. It means state capture will remain the order of the day...

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