Brendan Seery
Deputy Editor
3 minute read
31 May 2021
4:51 am

Killing us for their sport

Brendan Seery

The big powers could be pulling strings in our society. They have the money and the clout. And we, babes in the word that we are when it comes to diplomacy, are awed by that.

Former president Jacob Zuma. Picture: AFP

Jacob Zuma has clutched at enough legal straws over the past two decades in his efforts to avoid being prosecuted for arms deal corruption, that he must have enough to build a haystack by now. The latest windmill that Don Quixote De La Nkandla is tilting at is the National Prosecuting Authority and prosecutor Billy Downer, whom, he claims, are in league with the spooks of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to bring him down. While that conspiracy mainly only exist in the head of our former president, it would be naïve to believe that the major powers have...