South Africa’s Jacob Zuma and Gupta Family Tumble

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma and Gupta Family Tumble

President Jacob Zuma is once again an embarrassment to South Africa by failing to carry out the constitutional obligations. An announcement received by Mcebisi Jonas and Vytjie Mentor illustrates the extent of the powerful Gupta family influence over the president. The statement issued has the potential to weaken Zuma’s credibility and power. There is the […]

Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

In an extraordinary move, President Jacob Zuma offered to pay back some of the money spent on the Nkandla upgrades, and this strategy could be his downfall, especially as Julius Malema steps up the game on corruption. When the public protector issued a statement two years ago urging the president to repay some of the money, […]

Jacob Zuma Fails to Participate at Davos

Jacob Zuma Fails to Participate at Davos

After spending over ZAR 4 million to attend the annual African debate in Davos, Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, failed to take part in the discussion. It would seem that the leaders of South Africa do not take pressing issues seriously, and one can only assume the government is aware of the possible […]