Ramaphosa prefers soft words like a suitor to a lady

26 July 2021 - 08:36
By Themba J Nkosi

Timing is everything in politics. And President Cyril Ramaphosa failed dismally to assert himself as head of state and statesman in his address to the nation on July 12. Most people hoped he would call a spade a spade on the looting of shops, the torching of trucks and barricading of main roads after the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.

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