Sunday Times Opinion

Mampara of the week: Gwede Mantashe

Opinion

Not the best politico in a leading role

15 December 2019 – 00:00 By Hogarth

This tiger is just a coal pussy

He may be a tiger in the bedroom, but when it comes to powering the nation, Gwede Mantashe is more of a pussycat. This week, as SA languished in darkness, the minister of mineral resources & energy told us he wouldn’t be pushed around by “lobbyists ”. He earned a reputation in the Zuma years for his barely comprehensible rationalisations of the…

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