Succession Drama Cripples South Africa


This article analyses various aspects of the drama that has engulfed South Africa surrounding the potential succession of President Zuma, following a number of scandals. This political uncertainty under normal circumstances is part of politics in a democracy. What makes the situation critical is the widespread belief in South Africa that the Zuma camp will not give up without a fight, a fight that could be ugly and could be carried out without regard to the future of the ANC party, the entire country, its people, and the wider region. 

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