On the sacking of deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge:
It seems that climbing in, getting involved and doing something useful are not as highly regarded as being in agreement. You could be useless, just agree that garlic and lemons is good for HIV sufferers, stick around. You could be useful, but a clash or challenge means you're gone.
This "agree with me or you're outta here" attitude is indicative of that of a tyrant. I'm not saying Mr Mbeki fits that description entirely, just that he shares some characteristics, and that, is scary enough.
Now, obviously this is all speculation as no official reason was given for her dismissal. However, I sense something is very wrong.
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