ANALYSIS: It’s déjà moo as Cyril is cowed into kraal mentality

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ANALYSIS: It’s déjà moo as Cyril is cowed into kraal mentality

Amid attempts to rattle his presidency, he's stuck to the party-unity line, leaving him vulnerable and his agenda very shaky

Associate editor: analysis

A statement by the EFF on Sunday night calling for President Cyril Ramaphosa to “take a leave of absence” while the high court decides on his application to review public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s Bosasa report did not have the intended impact.

It was meant to shake the earth under Ramaphosa, weaken him politically and give his pool of detractors a new talking point to rattle his presidency.

By mid-morning on Monday, however, the EFF’s call had fizzled out...

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