President Zweli Mkhize. It’s got a nice ring to it. Especially for Project Zuma‚ the ongoing humanitarian relief effort designed to keep our current president out of jail. This week‚ wily insider Bantu Holomisa dismissed the candidacy of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma‚ telling the Daily Maverick that she was simply a smokescreen behind which Chosen One Mkhize – a former premier of KwaZulu-Natal and steadfast Zumista – could strengthen his position and perhaps postpone for another few years Zuma’s transition from suits to orange overalls.

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