Welcome to the SA circus. Let’s bring on the clow ... er, ...

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Welcome to the SA circus. Let’s bring on the clow ... er, ministers

It’s where our, er, leaders come up with their ‘collective’ decisions that are based on, er, ‘science’ and, er, ‘logic’

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The applause inside the National Coronavirus Command Council war room had gone on for 14 minutes when co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma bowed graciously and raised her hands.

“Comrades,” she said, “your revolutionary approval is greatly appreciated, but I am concerned that excessive percussion of the hands may ignite the sanitiser on your palms, and while the sight of a roomful of comrades waving burning hands in the air would be most jazzy, it would also distract us from debating the regulations we announced yesterday.”

“Which were awesome!” shouted someone in the back row. ..

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