President Jacob Zuma has in large part, purged his cabinet of what are considered competent public servants while simultaneously rewarding loyalists. Surrounded by his friends, Jacob Zuma’s end game has become clearer than ever.

April 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

Security vs. Privacy: South Africa’s Cyber Conundrum

Cybercrimes are on the rise in South Africa. With the regulation of social media platforms – including WhatsApp – on the cards, can South Africans truly trust the state with their private communications?

March 13, 2017, 7:13 a.m.

The political guillotine Zuma is building around Gordhan’s neck

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been fending of numerous attacks since his re-appointment. While he has managed to stand his ground so far, President Jacob Zuma’s master plan to get rid of Gordhan is at its culmination as he prepares to deliver his budget speech.

Feb. 20, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

Analysing Jacob Zuma’s intimidation tactics

Tensions have been building ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address. Amid the possibility of more disruptions, Zuma has taken steps to ensure the ANC’s presence is felt.

Feb. 9, 2017, 5:29 a.m.