Articles containing the keyword Zuma


The man who would be king

The man who would be king

Cyril Ramaphosa is a shoo-in as the next president of the ANC and the country – but largely as the ANC’s  ‘default candidate’. The quintessential loyal party man. That’s how Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa ...

SARS spies, damned spies and more lies

SARS spies, damned spies and more lies

A Byzantine history of internecine strife in the national security system. By Martin Welz, with contributions by the Noseweek investigative unit. Given all the secret deals and factional spying that has most South African public ...

Zuma is a bangbroek

31 October 2014 It was like hearing Helen Suzman, that indefatigable anti-apartheid activist who was the liberal Progressive Party’s sole MP back in the then whites-only parliament, when the relatively new Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi ...

Terrible Twins

Terrible Twins

Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, is eager to favour a fellow ANC multi-millionaire, Dr Iqbal Survé, with a R1-billion tender opening a window on all that’s wrong with the Zuma government. Her ...

What to make of the Sunday Times Mbeki bribe story ..

The R30m allegedly paid to President Mbeki in relation to the R8-billion German submarine contract -- as reported in the Sunday Times -- can only have been a small part of the commissions/bribes paid to ...