South Africa

Dishonorably Discharged: Jacob Zuma is Being Overthrown in South Africa

07.02.2018

South African president Jacob Zuma is in danger of being impeached. His competitor Cyril Ramaphosa, along with the opposition, have tried nearly all ways to make him leave ‘honourably’. Now, radical actions are possible.

Geopolitica.ru has written before about attempts to impeach Zuma. Currently, the main formal claim against Zuma consists of the large amount of money (around 15 million euro) that the president spent on construction work in his private apartments.

Even Hate Can Be Rationalized

10.01.2018

Everyone has the chance to choose to open their heart and learn to do the opposite of hate like empathy, compassion, mercy, kindness etc. But to hate seems lazier to do.

NOT QUITE IMPEACHMENT: WHAT SOUTH AFRICA CAN EXPECT AFTER JACOB ZUMA

Photo: WikimediaCommons
Photo: WikimediaCommons
31.12.2017

South African president Jacob Zuma is one again threatened by an impeachment. He has gotten lucky this time: the South African supreme court has judged, that, in agreement with the current legislature, the parliament does not have the right to hold him accountable for a corruption scandal.

On the one hand, the court has protected the president from a quick impeachment. On the other hand, it has given parliament the opportunity to, in the future, create an easier procedure.