Stop romanticising unethical black leaders

We need to stop defending those who loot and hold them accountable

There is a very dangerous tendency in our country that we need to speak about – the romanticisation of black leaders who are accused of corruption and other unethical conduct.

It reared its ugly head a few days ago with former ANC Nelson Mandela Bay Metro councillor Andile Lungisa claiming that there is a plot to remove health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. There are growing calls for Mkhize to be removed over a multimillion-rand contract awarded to Digital Vibes by his department...

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