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President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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The post-unrest Cabinet reshuffle denounced and placated the ANC's infighters; now the president must convince the Zondo Commission of the party's innocence - at a big hidden cost, writes Siya Khumalo. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa's "My Octopus Politician" performance at the Zondo Commission in April this year will be followed by a two-day encore that'll earn him more medals than our Olympic team will win in 16 days. #WeAreLed.

But now that the ANC's "it's our turn to loot" infighting is plain for all to see, to sweep up and to repair, Ramaphosa has the Herculean task of convincing the commission that he didn't understate the extent to which the ruling party and the state are captured in his April testimony. 

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