Zuma’s “African Way”: “Corruption is at times exaggerated”

Speaking to the News24 following a meeting at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Zuma said they have adopted a resolution that will see African leaders tackle corruption in all forms.

“There is very big noise about corruption in Africa and indeed we have acknowledged that yes there is, although at times it is quite exaggerated. And we couldn’t just wait, the fact that we have reached a point where we say it’s a problem that we should collectively tackle together, I think it’s a step forward that says we are worried that if corruption is not tackled, the very scarce resources that we have are abused in one form or the other,” said Zuma.
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“Mixing Cultures will NOT lead to Higher Quality of Life, but a Lower One” – Did Hungary’s PM Just Pinpoint SA’s Problem?

Hungary should learn from the errors of the West, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Mixing cultures will not lead to a higher quality of life but to a lower one. This should be forestalled while there is still time, he said. Many of those purporting migration “believe truly” that mixing cultures is the path to […]
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Lessons for Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe’s misfortunes

President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that while, from the pinnacle of power, a country’s president may feel the monarch of all he can survey, it is always […]
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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ‘links’ to illicit Gupta cash flows an attempt to block her presidency

Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s backers have labelled reported links between her and alleged illicit flows of funds by the Gupta family as a “clear” attempt to block her from ascending to the party’s top post. Dlamini-Zuma was flagged, along with 27 other people, as individuals that UK financial institutions should review as possibly being involved […]
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Cyril Ramaphosa’s leaked emails: Echoes of apartheid-era dirty tricks

A routine smear. This is the view of the overwhelming majority of commentators and analysts about last weekend’s “revelations” in the Sunday Independent that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was a serial womaniser. The commentariat can expect more such smears. They will come against more than one candidate running for the presidency of the governing ANC […]
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