Opposition Flounders, South Africa's Ramaphosa Ponders Next Move

The problem for the opposition is that Cyril Ramaphosa is not Jacob Zuma. So the theatrical tactics just don't work. What we do know is that Ramaphosa has committed no crime. While the leaks of bank statements and donors have caused a stir and been a very convenient diversionary tactic with which to taint Ramaphosa, last week's presidential question time also revealed an opposition that seems in large measure to have lost the plot, writes the Daily Maverick's Judith February.

President Cyril Ramaphosa (file photo).

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