Cool un­der fire

CityPress - - Voices -

Thoko Didiza, the dis­puted ANC may­oral can­di­date for Tsh­wane, must be the most chilled politi­cian to have around dur­ing stress­ful times.

This week, as Tsh­wane was in flames, prop­erty was be­ing looted and ve­hi­cles set alight, Didiza was at­tend­ing an ANC Youth League “doek launch” in Polok­wane. And the burn­ing topic that Didiza drove all the way to Polok­wane for? Blessers.

Young women wanted to hear her views about how to deal with older men who flash cash and bling at them. There is a mes­sage in this for South Africans who as­sumed she would be ruf­fled by the protests.

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