IN A heated debate about the moral decline within the ANC last night, critics of the party were adamant that the once-glorious liberation movement was on a steady freefall while its loyal supporters vowed they would sink with it.
Prince Mashele and Mzukisi Qobo – authors of the book The Fall of the ANC: What Next? – received a mixed reaction from about 200 people at The Herald/NMMU Community Dialogue at the university’s Missionvale campus last night.
The two said they had not written the book for financial gain but to add to the public discourse on the direction in which the ANC and the country were heading.
They argued that the present leadership of the party had lost the values of selflessness embodied in the party’s forefathers and thus had lost moral stature in society.
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