EDITORIAL | A desperate Zuma is playing the blame game

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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

Editorial

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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