Who would have thought ANC could steer us into unmapped ...

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Who would have thought ANC could steer us into unmapped territory?

After the mayhem of the past decade, it’s hard to believe the party pulled off, with quiet efficiency, Zuma’s arrest

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I thought it was impossible because this is not how reality works.

First, it seemed almost surreal that an ANC president might serve time before any apartheid leader did.

I know we seem to have taken a barely articulated decision to draw a line under that vile regime and tell each other we can’t compare crimes in a democratic society with those in a hate-based tyranny, but I still can’t quite wrap my head around the fact that FW de Klerk will never spend a day behind bars, while Jacob Zuma will probably end up serving about 100...

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