Is President Jacob Zuma a terrorist? Maybe, according to legal expert Ivan Herselman. No, he is acting correctly, according to Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza. Mabuza slammed Zuma’s critics, especially Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, for being "ill-disciplined". Former Citizen editor, Steve Motale, spewed trendy racism in defence of Zuma’s supposed transformation struggle. For Black Opinion columnist, Yerushka Chetty, Zuma is a "brilliant strategist and tactician" who produces black nirvana. Rising pro-and anti-Zuma passions are so intense that events such as the call for anti-Zuma action this Friday could be a prelude to violent conflict, reminiscent of the Arab Spring — a South African Spring. The fact that Zuma was precluded from Ahmed Kathrada’s funeral and that former president Kgalema Motlanthe read approvingly from Kathrada’s scathing open letter to Zuma, was seismic: the prelude to verbal warfare between luminaries from which the AN...

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