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Jonny Steinberg teaches African studies at Oxford University and writes a regular column for Business Day and BusinessLIVE.

Opinion

The ANC’s nest is well-feathered in rural SA

The relationship between geographically uneven growth and parties in SA has entrenched patronage politics

Opinion

A tale of two presidents willing to destroy democracy for power

Jacob Zuma and Donald Trump share a modus operandi, and only time will tell if the US leader’s strategy succeeds

Opinion

Don’t be smug, Thabo. You are partly to blame for the mess we’re in

Mbeki could have paved the way for a tolerable future, but he pitted the ANC against itself in pursuit of control

News

Cyril’s dad was economic with his words, but not with his loving care

In this time of isolation and fear, it is worth recalling the example of Samuel Ramaphosa when his sons were in jail