Beware the folly of short terms gains based on cheap populism - Bongani Bingwa

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa says the visuals from Zimbabwe on Monday as voters cast their ballots felt like 1994 in South Africa.

Bingwa believes for many Zimbabweans it felt like when they voted in the first independence election in 1980.

Zimbabwe has world-class natural resource endowments.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

READ: Zimbabwe has started the process of free and fair elections - analyst

Let this be a lesson to those of us in South Africa, beware the folly of short terms gains based on cheap populism.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

ALSO READ: Zimbabwe elections: 'They called him their new president, the mood is electric'

Do not sacrifice the countries future at the altar of populism, let us learn the lesson and let us learn it well.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

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