Thabo Masombuka | The great farmgate debate

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Cyril Ramaphosa.Photo: News24
Cyril Ramaphosa.Photo: News24

The recent revelation by Arthur Fraser of the theft of millions of dollars in cash from the president gives us even more reasons to be worried as a country.

There is certainly no doubt that the published reports on the scandal involving President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala farm in Limpopo have not only thrown the cat among the pigeons, but have also sharpened political contradictions and deepened the crisis in respect of the factions within the ANC, especially ahead of the elective conference in December.

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