The legal fight over the state capture report will be fierce, but may be overshadowed by the political battle now raging inside the ANC The ANC is in uncharted territory. The removal of its tainted president, Jacob Zuma, can only take place through a national conference or through a conscious decision by the man himself to step down. Yet the party is in a perilous position: the longer Zuma remains, the greater its electoral risks and the more the scandals may pile up.The release of former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s "State of Capture" report exposed in stark terms what many had suspected since the politically connected Gupta family in 2013 landed its wedding guests at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, a national key point: that the family has penetrated the very heart of the SA state.There remains a supreme court of appeal judgment waiting in the wings on whether Zuma should face the 783 charges of fraud and corruption withdrawn by the National Prosecuting Authority ahead of his...

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