Zuma grasped last chance to act while still in top job -analyst

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President Jacob Zuma. (GCIS)
President Jacob Zuma. (GCIS)

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma’s extensive Cabinet reshuffle late on Thursday night was increasingly similar to a strategy outlined by former US President Abraham Lincoln, who said: “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” 

This was political analyst Daniel Silke’s view on Zuma’s removal of key ministers from Cabinet – most notably Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. 

READ: Rand in freefall as Zuma axes Gordhan, Jonas 

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