ANALYSIS: Is Zuma just a narcissist with a bizarre blind spot? ...

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ANALYSIS: Is Zuma just a narcissist with a bizarre blind spot? Or ...

His wilful ignorance explains why the Guptas got away with so much and why he endangered SA's security

Associate editor: analysis

Is it possible that Jacob Zuma does not understand what corruption is and is therefore unable to perceive why he keeps getting into trouble?

It is an extraordinary thing to have to contemplate, considering that Zuma was the president and therefore the head of the nation’s security and financial institutions.

How, in any event, could he not know by now that using political office to favour his friends and family is against the law? He is, after all, on trial for corruption for this very thing, and was removed as president because of his relationship with the Guptas...

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