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Cyril should play the Ace

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Ramaphosa’s letter has not set us on an irrevocable anticorruption path. It’s merely more of the same verbiage.


26 Aug 2020
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Cyril should play the Ace

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Supplied

What would it take for you to believe President Cyril Ramaphosa’s assertion that the ANC has reached a turning point in the fight against corruption? How about the arrest and prosecution of secretary-general Ace Magashule? That would signal genuine intent. South Africans are fed up with Ramaphosa’s fine words. We shall accept nothing less than “Ace in the hole”, where the hole is a prison cell. If that’s not going to happen, Ramaphosa shouldn’t waste his breath and our time. Turning point be damned. Lack of action is turning the president into an ineffectual windbag. All mouth and no trousers...

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