We simply can’t let Zuma be a law unto himself

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We simply can’t let Zuma be a law unto himself

The ex-president’s stance is threatening SA’s democracy and everything Nelson Mandela believed in

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SA’s Constitutional Court is now the last line of defence in preventing the breakdown of SA’s hard-won constitutional system, for which so many gave their lives.

It stands between SA’s full plunge into becoming a typical postcolonial African failed state, whereby the phenomenon of two classes of citizens becomes entrenched.

In one class are the presidents, leaders of governing parties and traditional leaders who are above country constitutions, democratic institutions and laws...

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