The ANC conference won’t mend the organisation’s fractures or its inability to offer a promising vision for the country.
Raymond Suttner is a political analyst and professor attached to Rhodes University and the University of South Africa. He served lengthy periods in pr... ison and house arrest for underground and public anti-apartheid activities. His prison memoir Inside Apartheid’s prison was republished with a new introduction covering his more recent "life outside the ANC" earlier this year. He blogs at raymondsuttner.com.