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View from Afar: Jacob Zuma’s legacy of destruction and inaction



In the past several days, South Africa has witnessed the awkward and undignified death throes of a disgraced patriarch. Jacob Zuma, our newly resigned (now former) president, used his last moments in the limelight to showcase the vilest parts of his character: greed, stubbornness, arrogance, and entitlement. Like a wounded hyena, he hisses and growls while vultures circle around him. As the country watches in stupefied disgust, now is an apt moment to assess his legacy....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 14 February