Mr President, maybe your term in office is haunted because of your unfinished business

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Esa Alexander
President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Esa Alexander

Dear Mr President,

Many South Africans are shocked that you still get shocked about the murder of women and children and the scourge of gender-based violence in the country.

In defining the nature of power, psychiatrist M Scott Peck writes in The Road Less Travelled: “Political power is the capacity to coerce others, overtly or covertly, to do one’s will. This capacity resides in a position, such as kinship or presidency, or else in money. It does not reside in the person who occupies the position or possesses the money.

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has written a letter suspending party president Cyril Ramaphosa in apparent retaliation after he was served with a letter of suspension on Wednesday.
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