If Cyril wasn’t lulling us to sleep, he was stating the bleeding obvious
President Ramaphosa’s highly-anticipated appearance before the Zondo commission was a bit of an anticlimax
Cyril Ramaphosa’s first day of testimony before the Zondo commission produced a stunning admission: the ANC has been appointing incompetent people into senior positions. The nation now holds its breath ahead of Thursday’s testimony, during which Ramaphosa is expected to reveal the existence of a so-called “internal combustion engine” and his suspicion that the Titanic might not be unsinkable.
Of course, it’s possible he’s already dropped those bombshells. I could only listen for a few hours on Wednesday before his testimony achieved its desired result of lulling me, and everyone else, into a deep and dreamless sleep.
It was soporific stuff, but I suppose one small silver lining to that immense cloud of words was that Ramaphosa showed up...