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Makes one think of Saddam or Gadaffi, and it might have been better if they had remained.
originally posted by: deltaalphanovember
a reply to: projectvxn
He is highly intelligent, and remarkably sane. Many people have under-estimated him.
But is he is a very very bad man and the world will be a better place when he is gone.
Unfortunately there is a long line of very bad, not so intelligent and possibly insane people hoping to succeed him.
State Capture, which in effect is industrial scale corruption, sounds like a conspiracy theory. In the distance are the Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma, somehow managing to conduct a large orchestra of thieves embedded in state entities to help them suck billions of rands out of South Africa. In this article published first on Daily Maverick, Marianne Merten cuts through the dense minutae of some Parliamentary meetings to lay bare the modus operandi. In many instances, cabinet ministers work directly in the interests of the Gupta family, attending meetings and negotiating deals. Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, who credits himself with saving Gupta entity jobs, is a prime example. In others, ministerial advisors piece together deals. And then there is the blatant practice of distributing ‘brown envelopes’ to officials. The Gupta and Zuma families are undoubtedly at the top of the state capture tree, but this is a game that a lot more people have been playing. – Jackie Cameron
Zimbabwe's ruling party has accused the country's army chief of "treasonable conduct" after he warned of a possible military intervention in politics.
General Constantino Chiwenga had challenged President Robert Mugabe after he sacked the vice-president.
Gen Chiwenga said the army was prepared to act to end purges within Mr Mugabe's Zanu-PF party.
The party said the general's comments were "calculated to disturb national peace... [and] incite insurrection".
In a statement, the party said it would never succumb to military threats, and that it "reaffirms the primacy of politics over the gun".
Mugabe under 'heavy guard' as situation deteriorates in Zim President Robert Mugabe is under heavy guard after soldiers have cordoned off the parliament building and the defence headquarters as the security situation deteriorates in the southern African country. Two journalists have reportedly been hospitalised after they were allegedly assaulted by the military while covering the unfolding events in the Zimbabwean capital.
Verified reports confirm that Mugabe has negotiated for Grace to leave the country while he prepares to step down.