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Cyril Ramaphosa speaking at the GEC 2017
Cyril Ramaphosa speaking at the GEC 2017
Cyril Ramaphosa

More than a year ago, I asked an ally of Cyril Ramaphosa how the deputy president reconciled remaining silent over the dishonourable conduct of President Jacob Zuma; and when he planned to show his hand regarding his own presidential aspirations.

Timing was everything in politics and patience was required, he replied.

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