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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.
An activist during Jacob Zuma’s rape trial in 2006. He was acquitted and went on to become South Africa’s president. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

Celebrity campaigns and rape culture: the pluses and the pitfalls

The #Metoo campaign shows that we should not think of Harvey Weinstein as an isolated case, or just one bad apple. There are thousands more like him. Globally, sexual harassment has become normalised.

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