From Mondli Makhanya on human Gods to Zille’s insults to blacks: Read it all in Voices

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Want to really know what’s going on in the country? You’ll find some of South Africa’s best thought leaders in City Press.

Though shalt not worship human Gods – Mondli Makhanya says that by giving Cyril Ramaphosa messianic status, we risk repeating the same mistakes

“What an unadulterated insult to black people ... questioning their human sensibilities and restating the proposition that they cannot think.” Modidima Mannya takes on Helen Zille

Is Cyril Ramaphosa really weak? Or is he a cunning operator who knows how to wear down his opponents using commissions and courts, while keeping his hands clear of the political bloodletting in his wake? Makhudu Sefara has his say.

“Although Parliament is the platform for a battle of ideas by representatives of competing political parties, I don’t believe that it is the level of contestation that should define us. What should define us is our contribution to the parliamentary institution fulfilling the role it should in our democracy.” Patricia de Lille says Parliament is a place to debate for better lives.

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