Instead of a virus national command, what SA really needs is a ...

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Instead of a virus national command, what SA really needs is a ‘Goat’

Pandemic demands a ‘government of all talents’ that doesn’t shut out technocratic expertise and alternative wisdom

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At the dawn of democracy SA gave birth to a Gnu. In the midst of a global pandemic is it not time for a Goat?

I do not refer to animals, although Animal Farm remains the best take on politics ever written, but to a constitutional shorthand.

The government of national unity (GNU) mandated under our interim constitution held sway over SA from 1994 until 1996. ..

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