South Africa 

THE ANC’S BATTLE OF AGINCOURT

The past few days have treated South Africans with a sunny Spring-like weather, trips to the beach, the embracement of summer wear, and the feeling of a comforting warmth in the air, preluding us to what will be a pleasant summer season. But, while the sun is shining radiantly in selected locations across our country, grey, disquieting clouds loom over the ANC, the party’s NEC and the internal factions that continue to remain divided. The scandal of the State Capture as well as the Gordhan v. NPA battle, maintain their…

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South Africa 

THE CHRONICLES OF THE POLITICAL CABAL: THE GORDHAN, THE GUPTA BILLIONS AND THE END OF ZUMA

Picking up today’s edition of the Sunday Times, one is instantaneously bombarded with the splash of stories regarding the epic public clash between the Guptas and Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan. ‘Guptas’ shady billions’ the boldface headline reads, referring to the financials of the family whose villainous tight grip, like that of a venomous greedy snake, on the country’s executive branch have haunted the nation during Zuma’s presidency. On Friday, Gordhan went to court seeking a declaratory order, stating that in his capacity as the Finance Minister, he could not…

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