“And you don’t want that. It’s misery,” said Phosa. “You are not allowed to take a loan without them saying yes or no.”
Phosa said South Africa had been headed for great things after the first democratic elections of 1994 and deserved to congratulate itself, but things had changed.
Negative defining moments for the country were the shootings at Marikana, President Jacob Zuma’s home in Nkandla, the case of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, and Eskom’s load shedding.