Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Showers late. More clouds than sun. Mild.
Mohamed Salah's early penalty and a late goal by Divock Origi steered Liverpool to a sixth Champions League title as they beat Tottenham in an all-English final.
Ajax's fairy tale season continues with a Champions League final now "within reach", Dutch media gushed.
Tottenham's winless run in the Premier League stretched to four games as Mauricio Pochettino's men threw away an early lead through Harry Kane to lose at Southampton.
Son Heung-min and Fernando Llorente struck late as Tottenham mounted a dramatic comeback to beat Watford at Wembley.
Chelsea provided the perfect response to manager Maurizio Sarri's public criticism to progress to the League Cup final by beating Tottenham on penalties.
Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere.
If Tottenham's defeat of Everton confirmed their standing as genuine contenders in the title race, it also underlined the value of Son Heung-min to Mauricio Pochettino's side.
Tottenham Hotspur showed why manager Mauricio Pochettino is a wanted man by thrashing Everton at Goodison Park.
Arsenal won an explosive north London derby as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's brace inspired a pulsating win over bitter rivals Tottenham.
Erik Lamela fired Tottenham into the Premier League's top four as the revitalised winger clinched victory against London rivals West Ham.
The race to finish third and fourth is on a knife-edge as Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea all have a chance to secure an all-important Champions League spot.
Tottenham have rediscovered the winning feeling just as their top-four rivals have faltered in the race towards qualifying for next season's Champions League.
Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane is making a "fantastic" recovery and could be back in action ahead of schedule following his ankle injury.
Tottenham Hotspur suffered their second defeat in English knockout football in a matter of days as they lost to Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he fears a "massive problem" after Harry Kane limped off the Wembley pitch with an apparent ankle problem.
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham's ability to remain focused amid numerous distractions has propelled his side into second place in the Premier League.
Mauricio Pochettino called for Arsenal to take "responsibility" after Tottenham star Dele Alli was hit by a bottle thrown from the crowd during his side's League Cup quarter-final win.
Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks has warned Arsenal that his side are in the perfect form to end their bitter rivals' 18-match unbeaten run.
Mauricio Pochettino is worried about Tottenham Hotspur's international players becoming burned out and injury-prone with the increasing demands being placed on them.
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