JUSTICE MALALA: The tragedy of the Zuma years

The former president’s 10-year kleptocracy may have derailed SA’s road to reconstruction and development permanently

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JUSTICE MALALA: Springtime for dictators

Want to murder your opponents or jail dissidents? Don’t worry, Trump’s your ally if you have an oil or property deal for him

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JUSTICE MALALA: The SACP’s power without responsibility

Where else is there a party that will not contest elections yet sits in the cabinet while holding a gun to everyone else’s head?

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JUSTICE MALALA: The jokers in parliament

Instead of focusing on our problems, there were calls for an inquiry into whether Ramaphosa was a sellout or not

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JUSTICE MALALA: Trumping the work ethic

The US president walked away while then speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan was explaining the health-care bill

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JUSTICE MALALA: Some of them need to go to jail

Corruption is the norm in the ANC. It is those who are not corrupt who are laughed at, who are mocked and disparaged

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JUSTICE MALALA: Don’t tell me it can’t happen here

Those who want nationalisation and expropriation say nothing about the failure of those policies in Zimbabwe and Venezuela

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JUSTICE MALALA: How we became cheapened by our heroes and liberators

What we are seeing is so coarse and cheap you just wonder how we will find our way back

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JUSTICE MALALA: Although new to social media, Zuma is no fool

Across the globe politicians are using social media to spread populist messages and, crucially, to win power

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JUSTICE MALALA: All the president’s men

The sycophancy surrounding Donald Trump is of the same order as that enjoyed by Cold War-era despots

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JUSTICE MALALA: Let us count the ways that Zuma led us astray

Even with all the hard stuff SA is now a better place. The rest, from Brexit Britain to Trump’s America, may yet follow suit

JUSTICE MALALA: The original boss from hell

Trump styles himself as a great CEO. If he had been running a private entity his board would have fired him by now

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JUSTICE MALALA: From power to the dock

Trump this week looked a lot like a man who will one day sit, like Jacob Zuma, in the accused’s chair

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JUSTICE MALALA: Why ego and narcissism rule

But not all is lost, as Merkel and the young leaders of France and Canada show the kind of leadership the world needs now

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JUSTICE MALALA: David Mabuza’s darkly prophetic signal

The signal Mabuza is sending is clear: he doesn’t trust or care about his own country’s facilities

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JUSTICE MALALA: Malema taught Trump a few tricks

Malema’s dirty habit of attacking the press has caught on globally, from Trump to Duterte

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