To rehabilitate the ANC means unity must be the first casualty

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President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Jacob Zuma sharing a joke at the ANC conference in Nasrec. Photo by: Jabu Kumalo
President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Jacob Zuma sharing a joke at the ANC conference in Nasrec. Photo by: Jabu Kumalo

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It was always clear that the man who would earnestly fight corruption in the ANC would have to reconcile with the fact that if and when he emerged out on the other side, he would also be the one to have destroyed the party he so dearly loved.

There can be no illusion that corruption has penetrated so deep into the ANC psyche that to rehabilitate the party means unity must be the first casualty. In fact one could convincingly make the argument that unity was not even a real thing.

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