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02 Mar 2018 00:00
Such has been the pace of political events this year that it’s difficult to believe it was just this week that President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled a new Cabinet. Much of the shrill outcry by the Democratic Alliance sounds like a hurried attempt to find a new bogeyman in the ruling party.
Perhaps the DA has a point.
The ANC has not undergone a transformation since its elective conference in December.
It’s prudent for Ramaphosa to ensure all the many arms of his party will be behind him in the run-up to the 2019 election. But it does say a lot about the disdain government has shown towards women, that a minister with a failed record is now minister for women in the presidency.
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