Crib notes: Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele has come in for a lot of flack over the past week – first for revealing her net worth and then for reports that she’s worth much more than she says she is.

Who’s this Ramphele person now?
Mamphela Ramphele – the leader of Agang SA, the newest political party in South Africa. Scratch that, second newest. I almost forgot about that bastion of equality and champion of the poor, the Economic Freedom Fighters.

You’ve probably seen her – older woman, reserved, makes lovely speeches and wears beautiful traditional headdresses.

Read more at the M&G.

Image – Gallo

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