Mbhazima Shilowa | The ANC's magical, mystery mayors

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Cyril Ramaphosa engages with ANC supporters in Kwamakhutha, Durban.
Cyril Ramaphosa engages with ANC supporters in Kwamakhutha, Durban.
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Throughout the election campaign, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has been bold to remind the electorate his party is the only one to involve communities in its candidate selection processes. But as Mbhazima Shilowa points out, the ANC is the only major party that has not disclosed its mayoral candidates to the electorate. 

While listening recently to Cyril Ramaphosa as he traverses the country on the campaign trail as president of the ANC, I was reminded of the conmen who used to hang around shops in Johannesburg looking for unsuspecting prey.  

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