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Gauteng Premier David Makhura during a Covid-19 provincial presentation. (@GautengProvince, Twitter)
Gauteng Premier David Makhura during a Covid-19 provincial presentation. (@GautengProvince, Twitter)

The time has come for Gauteng Premier David Makhura to stop being 'slippery' and start taking accountability, writes Sipho Masondo. 

As 2021 dawns and South Africans make resolutions to better their lives, Gauteng Premier David Makhura should make a desperate bid to fix his frosty relationship with accountability.

Over the past seven years Makhura has successfully branded himself as a corruption-free, accountable man of the people. Partly, he achieved this by employing a band of experienced communicators to launder his reputation and public image. But a quick analysis of Makhura’s tenure in office shows that the premier spends a considerable amount of time talking about accountability but would take none himself.

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