Cynical ploys expose service failures


When President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the Eastern Cape this week, we were treated to a precursor of what we will see in the months leading to the 2021 municipal elections.

During a stakeholder engagement in Gqudesi village in Fort Beaufort, Ramaphosa heard how villagers had been without water for days — but suddenly taps were flowing just in time for his visit...

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