Maape ready to lead North West – once Mokgoro quits

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North West premier elect Bushy Maape. Photo: Boitumelo Tshehle
North West premier elect Bushy Maape. Photo: Boitumelo Tshehle


Like an athlete ready for a relay, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape bobbed around, preparing to spring into action – but his team-mate failed to arrive and hand him the baton.

This is what has unfolded in North West over the past few days, with Premier Job Mokgoro keeping the province waiting after Maape was named as his successor by the ANC.

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