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Former South African President Jacob Zuma sings to his supporters outside the High Court. He faces corruption charges. EPA-EFE/Phil Magakoe

How Pentecostalism explains Jacob Zuma’s defiance and lack of shame

Jacob Zuma’s religious utterances present a conundrum for scholars, as many poor South African Christians support his moral claims and celebrated his ill-gotten riches.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks after being elected president by members Parliament. EPA-EFE/Nic Bothma

The seven things new leaders need to do to fix South Africa

Those in charge in South Africa following its recent election should focus on improving governance and weeding out corruption.

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