The final chapter in Zuma’s playbook
Jacob Zuma’s promotion of the newly formed MK Party is a transparent attempt to ensure his own political relevance. His attempts to undermine the integrity of the IEC reflect his desperate clinging to what power he has left
In the summer of 2010, then president Jacob Zuma stood in the old assembly in parliament at the launch of the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC’s) inaugural “Atlas of Results”, praising the commission for being at the forefront of electoral transparency in the world.
Back then, South Africa was a different country and Zuma was at the height of his political power. ..
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