EDITORIAL | A desperate Zuma is playing the blame game


EDITORIAL | A desperate Zuma is playing the blame game

It is alarming to consider that these are the rantings of a man who was at the helm of SA for nine years


Former president Jacob Zuma offered us another disturbing glimpse into his psyche when 23 pages of speaking notes from a meeting with ANC leaders on his refusal to appear before the state capture inquiry made their way onto social media.

Describing himself as a “permanent target and scapegoat”, Zuma whines that the meeting was not about his own personal welfare but a “response to external interests”.  

He derides the ANC for “looking the other way” while he has been under “attack” and rattles off a long list of examples, ranging from his rape trial to the arms deal to investigations against him by the public protector...

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