You’ve got to hand it to President Jacob Zuma: the old man sings so well he ought to cut a CD for the day he runs short of money, which is surely inevitable when he is no longer supported by the state. If he isn’t earning royalties for the many times he has appeared in videos belting out a song – sometimes religious, sometimes political – perhaps his minders should be negotiating a lucrative record deal. He’s a good dancer, too — nimble and energetic for a man of 75. No other head of state gets close when it comes to singing and dancing. His pal Vladimir Putin of Russia comes in a distant second, though, having once given a public performance of Blueberry Hill. He has been facing some serious competition on social media from three Roodepoort "tannies" with their catchy song-and-dance routine entitled Zuma Must Goooooo. Zuma’s singing reminds the Insider of the 1970s English progressive rock band Atomic Rooster, who had nothing to do with any nuclear deals and never ruled any roost, ...

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