In the aftermath of last week's violence, Mpumelelo Mkhabela warns that President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to start managing his Cabinet better to avoid another crisis situation.
As we reflect on the chaos that shook South Africa for over a week, three questions are troubling all of us who love our country.
The first is whether the violence could have been foiled with preventive intelligence. Second, could the state response have been swifter once the violence had started? And, third, is whether the state will foresee and thwart this kind of instability in the future?