Three months to go to the end of the year and I am exhausted. We are all exhausted. Why, you ask? President Jacob Zuma and his friends the Guptas are still around — years after their capture of the state and institutions like the NPA and SOEs like Eskom was exposed. Sure, we are all kicking KPMG around and we will probably get rid of McKinsey and others who aided and abetted the Guptas and Zuma’s son Duduzane. We collapsed Bell Pottinger, after all. But the real culprits are still in town and operating like there is no problem here. Their big boss, Zuma, was in New York last week representing us. Or the Guptas. Or some jailbirds who have now become his best friends.It’s all very tiring. And we still have three months of the man in the ANC presidency. And another year and a half at the Union Buildings. By May 2019, what with Julius Malema shouting and Mmusi Maimane litigating, we will be ready for a nice long holiday as we usher in a new political party led by the former ANC MP Makho...

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