Jacob Zuma
South Africa lagging behind the Asian Tigers

South Africa lagging behind the Asian Tigers

While South Africa is a developmental state on paper, it’s not keeping pace with Asian nations’ successes When Jacob Zuma assumed power in 2009 he promised to work on turning South Africa into a “developmental state”,...

SA puts Africa last

SA puts Africa last

South African President Jacob Zuma and President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan at the AU Summit, June 2015 © Wikimedia Commons African leaders are increasingly sceptical about South Africa’s commitment to its Africa First...

The demon of tribalism

The demon of tribalism

Jacob Zuma’s narrow Zulu nationalism stands in the way of the development of an inclusive South African identity Most African countries were flung together by former colonial powers out of diverse ethnic, religious and...