Sunday Morning Assessment

Zondo forces us to put the ANC, and not just Zuma, on trial

We don’t need new laws. Our laws, for the most part, are sound. We need a state made up of competent, ethical people

05 February 2022 - 10:00

It would be a serious mistake to regard former president Jacob Zuma as a lone ranger in the story of the capture of the South African state. While it is commonly accepted that there are many actors — from big business and within the state bureaucracy — who were part of the choir of criminals singing from the Guptas’ hymn sheet, the political analysis of state capture often isolates Zuma in a way that obscures deeper truths...

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