Writing the 2019 Elections: South Africa has a clear choice between progress and chaos

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 5 months ago

The question of trust is key.

It has to do with the integrity of the next president, coupled with capabilities, credibility, perception, and various forms of capital to effectively lead South Africa out of the incredible omnishambles of the past 10-12 years. To understand this, you would need much more than that which can be quantified or explained rationally.

It requires a leap of faith, with a firm grip on problems that beset the country, the region, the global political economy — and a deep well of power to beat the resistance to progressive change.

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