2019 South African general election: Analysis and News

'Voting ANC is giving it a fat kiss and a mandate to carry on behaving badly'

FILE: African National Congress’s new top six (from L to R): deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte, secretary-general Ace Magashule, national chairperson Gwede Mantashe, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President David Mabuza and treasurer-general Paul Mashatile. Picture: Ihsaan Haffejee/EWN

This idea that a lot of people are advancing… that President Ramaphosa needs a resounding victory… to quieten down factions in his party; that’s absolute nonsense! Some of the idiots you’ve had on saying those sorts of things is driving me mad!

Paul Theron, MD - Vestact

The election results are going to be far messier than people think, said Paul Theron, MD at Vestact on Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show.

What’s more important, said Theron, was an end to all the deferrals.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

I’m giving you a wishy-washy answer because I don’t know…

Paul Theron, MD - Vestact

The outcome is not going to be felt on Friday…

Paul Theron, MD - Vestact

People who vote for the ANC now run the risk of giving it a big fat kiss and a mandate to carry on behaving as badly as it has been in recent times…

Paul Theron, MD - Vestact

We will get a confidence boost… We actually look quite good… Turkey… that sort of thing is unthinkable here… I’m positive we’ll see an uptick…

Paul Theron, MD - Vestact

Enjoy The Money Show, but miss it sometimes?

Get the best bits emailed to you daily, right after it ends:

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


This article first appeared on 702 : 'Voting ANC is giving it a fat kiss and a mandate to carry on behaving badly'


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
It is crucial that Cyril Ramaphosa prioritises implementation - economist

It is crucial that Cyril Ramaphosa prioritises implementation - economist

Intellidex's Peter Attard Montalto says the president needs to follow through with all his promises.

'It is clear that electorate is giving us serious consideration' - EFF

'It is clear that electorate is giving us serious consideration' - EFF

Post-election, national chairperson advocate Dali Mpofu evaluates the party's gains.

Gigaba, Dlamini and Mokonyane heading to Parliament despite outcry

Gigaba, Dlamini and Mokonyane heading to Parliament despite outcry

Political analyst Nompumelelo Runji says these people have support from their constituencies.

MPs to be sworn in next week as chief justice receives candidate lists

MPs to be sworn in next week as chief justice receives candidate lists

Eyewitness News reporter Ayanda Nyathi shares details on the process leading up to the first sitting of the National Assembly.

Could former ANC mayors come back as Gauteng MECs?

Could former ANC mayors come back as Gauteng MECs?

Eyewitness News reporter Clement Manyathela shares details on the return of Kgosientso Ramokgopa and Parks Tau.

[#SAElection2019] 'Look at Zimbabwe. Change happens in the metros'

[#SAElection2019] 'Look at Zimbabwe. Change happens in the metros'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews independent political analyst Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Popular articles
Dis-Chem drives ad expert to 'Steve Hofmeyr-like assaults' on his decoder

Dis-Chem drives ad expert to 'Steve Hofmeyr-like assaults' on his decoder

"It’s been said you can’t bore people into buying your brand. Someone should’ve pointed this out to Dis-Chem," says Andy Rice.

Bone-dry Makhanda (Grahamstown) is falling apart

Bone-dry Makhanda (Grahamstown) is falling apart

What is going on in bone-dry Makhanda (Grahamstown)? Bruce Whitfield interviews Jacko Maree (St Andrew's College).

Marketing is becoming the single most important key to success in small business

Marketing is becoming the single most important key to success in small business

'Marketing' is not 'sales'. It’s not noise. It's a science, and you must get it right, says Pavlo Phitidis.

'BEE has closed many avenues for skilled people'

'BEE has closed many avenues for skilled people'

Africa Melane speaks to EOSA's Johannes Wessels about why so many highly skilled South Africans are taking their talents overseas.

'Ford has treated us as if we're absolutely nothing' says Reshall Jimmy's sister

'Ford has treated us as if we're absolutely nothing' says Reshall Jimmy's sister

Reshall Jimmy died when his Ford Kuga burst into flames and his sister Renisha talks about the way the car company has behaved.

Easy alternative to physically emigrating is investing overseas, says economist

Easy alternative to physically emigrating is investing overseas, says economist

Chief economist from the Efficient Group, Dawie Roodt describes the various ways South Africans approach emigration.

Winter is coming: Snow may be headed for W Cape soon - SnowReport SA

Winter is coming: Snow may be headed for W Cape soon - SnowReport SA

Snow Report SA's Richard Le Sueur says the Western Cape does tend to get the earlier snow as the fronts come in from the west.

Huawei users in SA told not to panic over Android ban

Huawei users in SA told not to panic over Android ban

Google is suspending its business relationship with Chinese smartphone manufacturer.