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ANC will make hay while the sun shines, for it knows darkness is ...

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ANC will make hay while the sun shines, for it knows darkness is near

The R1bn for KZN disaster relief will be looted by politicians who know their time in power is limited

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Can you hear that? Are you getting it, that slurp-slurp sound?

You’ve heard it before, I’m sure. It’s the sound of ANC cadres licking their lips enthusiastically as they eye the lucrative bogus contracts many are about to sign to ensure that millions of rand flow into their associates’ bank accounts.

We have been here before. South Africans across the political spectrum have been begging President Cyril Ramaphosa to desist from handing over the more than R1bn in flood disaster funds to the KwaZulu-Natal government to ease the devastation that has ravaged the province. Give it to the charity Gift of the Givers, South Africans have pleaded. Give it to anyone — absolutely anyone — except the politicians, say these supplicants...

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