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Government isn't working. And, while its only gotten worse since the Covid-19 global pandemic, it’s also gotten weird. Banning alcohol, cigarettes and ecommerce are just the tip of an irrational iceberg,
But what are the deeper underlying reasons informing South Africa's ruling ANC?
What historical background for the ANC elders informs the strange decisions to ban the sources of sin tax?
How did the good intentions of anti-Apartheid activists turn into dysfunctional local governments across the country?