OPINION | Gigaba falling on his sword? That’s just not SA’s strong suit

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Image: Esa Alexander

Reader‚ do not scream. I am about to write about Malusi Gigaba without making a pun about his private life.

I know. It’s weird. It almost feels as if I’m breaking some sort of South African journalistic law by not stooping down to pick the lowest-hanging fruit in the national conversation.

And holy Benny Hill‚ Batman‚ the fruit is low: some of the sexual innuendos labouring across our headlines would make a 10-year-old look like Oscar Wilde.

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