South Africa: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same?

The race to succeed Jacob Zuma reached a critical new stage this weekend.

By Predata staff

May 28, 2017

THE NEWS FLOW on President Zuma continues at a high pace. In the last two weeks, South Africans have tracked the following developments:The President’s May 14 endorsement of his former wife Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma as the candidate to replace him as head of the African National Congress (ANC). This move was widely expected and Dlamini-Zuma is widely regarded as the candidate most likely to protect the president when he leaves office. The May 15 appeal to the Constitutional Court by the opposition U...