Let the people decide on the Scorpions

Since ANC president Jacob Zuma has indicated he wouldn't mind a referendum on the death penalty to resolve the capital punishment controversy, couldn't a referendum also be held to decide the future of the Scorpions?

Since ANC president Jacob Zuma has indicated he wouldn't mind a referendum on the death penalty to resolve the capital punishment controversy, couldn't a referendum also be held to decide the future of the Scorpions?

In fact, a referendum on the performance of the ANC since Polokwane would also be appropriate since its members and supporters are no longer sure whether the current leadership is still guided by the principles of the Freedom Charter - or power for personal gain.

No wonder Winnie Madikizela-Mandela called today's ANC a mere shadow of the old one.

Mtutuzeli Matshoba, Joburg

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