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Vol 63 No 3

Published 3rd February 2022

South Africa

Balance of forces in ANC favours Cyril

A basic income grant and a land expropriation law may allow the President to strengthen his grip on the ruling party

When South African President Cyril Ramaphosa takes the podium on 10 February in Cape Town's City Hall – which will substitute for the colonial-era parliamentary buildings gutted by fire on 2 January – his state-of-the-nation address will be judged more harshly than ever.

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