Put differently, Ngoasheng was essentially saying that the intelligentsia, that had been part of the anti-apartheid movement, now faces a dilemma: What becomes of their role now that South Africa is a democratic society? Do they critique the very post-apartheid state they brought into life? If so, how and from where?
Dispatch Live on the 14 March 2015
“MOST of us were trained to critique the state, but now we are the state”, quipped businessman, Moss Ngoasheng participating in a discussion at a seminar organised by the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra) on the role of intellectuals in post-apartheid South Africa.