The decision is likely to be relied on by courts to order the Department of Correctional Services to grant offenders parole.
The decision further delays migration to digital broadcasting and places strain on the urgently needed bandwidth for mobile data.
It’s not convincing to argue that the political parties would not be able to campaign as they have done in the past.
South Africa can’t possibly remain the same country in the aftermath of this mayhem. There are just too many storms ahead to simply continue unchanged.
Corruption thrives in a destabilised state with weak institutions. South Africa cannot be allowed back to that space because there will be no turning back.
Jacob Zuma ran out of ideas to defend himself. Martyrdom is almost impossible without a cause, and he has none.