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Remember, ANC, you work for SA

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It’s taken a while – 26 years – but could this be the moment that the ANC finally realises that ethics is not the name of a county in England?


16 Sep 2020
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Remember, ANC, you work for SA

African National Congress (ANC) flag. Picture: Gallo Images / Thapelo Maphakela

Our ruling party did the right thing yesterday in announcing it would “pay back the money” which it had cost the South African Air Force (SAAF) to fly an ANC delegation to Harare aboard a VIP jet. Yet, that step on to the path of righteousness happened only after spirited dancing around the issues and ducking and diving from the party and its leaders, who tried to imply that the meeting with Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party was an official government mission. Clearly, none of the ANC hierarchy – including President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was well aware of the excursion –...

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