The former president is in a corner and largely isolated. His only option is to stir the pot so much that it gives him some kind of bargaining power.
Zuma shares ignominy with former US president Donald Trump who, like him, subverted democracy while in office.
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.
Judged by general citizen sentiment expressed at the grassroots, Jacob Zuma has failed to bring the ANC closer to the people. Research shows substantial alienation between the ANC and communities.