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The slothlike ANC barely steps forward, never mind aside

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The slothlike ANC barely steps forward, never mind aside

The step aside rule is admirable, but since when has the ANC been a stickler for rules?

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Moving at dazzling speed, the ANC has taken only 28 years to decide that members who have been criminally charged and forced to step aside will not be allowed to apply for a better job in the party.

Given the pace and radical nature of these reforms, insiders now believe that Cyril Ramaphosa may be less than a decade away from suggesting that the divine right of kings might have to start being questioned.

Some are even speculating that it may be no more than 100 years until the ANC starts discussing whether municipal managers should be able to do grade three maths or appoint qualified professionals rather than their idiot nephew...

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