Business Day, Editorial
It might be tempting to mock Enoch Godongwana’s belated admission that the ANC’S maladministration under Jacob Zuma’s leadership was largely to blame for the country’s economic woes. After all, Godongwana is the head of economic transformation for the same ANC that kept Zuma in power, and blocked attempts by the opposition to force him out. The various motions of no con idence had no way of passing without the support of ANC MPS. And they never came to the party. This meant that despite growing evidence that state capture was not a igment of journalists’ imaginations, and that attempts to take over and undermine the national treasury were afoot, Zuma survived three such motions in parliament — all the while cheered on by ANC backbenchers.
JACOB ZUMA Ex-south Africa President