What will change when Ramaphosa becomes president? (Polity video interview 13 February 2018)


Managing Zuma’s departure without undermining democratic values (Polity 15 February 2018, reprinted in Daily Maverick and enca.com

Ever since the ANC conference in December the public and for the most part, the ANC has watched how ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa would address the departure of Jacob Zuma from the state presidency.  Continue reading

“Two centres of power” within the ANC?  How does #Ramaphosa resolve this? (Polity 5 February 2018, reprinted Daily Maverick and enca.com)

Making deals, through securing a meeting of minds, always bears the danger that one celebrates negotiating skills and deal making rather than carefully scrutinising what is agreed.  Continue reading