South Africa:The Sassagate Saga – a Belated Announcement of an Earlier Death of the Spirit

March 13, 2018

[Daily Maverick] Another sorry instalment in the SassaGate saga took place in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday 6th March. It begged the question: how much longer must the judiciary intervene to remedy executive contempt for constitutional values and principles? Answer: for as long as the ANC does not face the deeper truth emerging from the scandalous executive failures of SassaGate and the Gauteng Mental Health Marathon Project (Life Esidimeni). A truth that when Money and Power strike a deal, the real long-term interes