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(From Business Day (South Africa))
Byline: Karima Brown
Childish race tactics of ANC, DA hurt Mother City THE crisis of governance in the Cape Town metro council is a direct consequence of the immature race politics that characterise the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA).
The fact that local politicians exploit race for their narrow short-term gains is nothing new. In the Mother City it has become a weapon of choice for many a desperate politician. The existing racial tensions historically cultivated by our white former rulers are routinely fanned in the interests of short-term and narrow political advantage. In the pursuit of power, …