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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, SA's knight in shining armour.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, SA's knight in shining armour.

SOMETHING terribly strange is happening in South Africa, and it is linked to everything that is being said about and done by President Jacob Zuma.

It is linked to ongoing attempts to increase the stifling grip of state capture. Our socio-political and economic climate is sinking deeper into murkier territories with each revelation of nefarious activities by people said to be linked to the highest political office in the land.

Not only is the phenomenon of factions beginning to spill out into the broader society but a worrisome, growing number of people I know have taken to speaking in whispers, or to constantly looking over their shoulders during conversations touching on the major topics of our times: state capture, the Guptas, Zuptas, Zuma, ANC succession, Zupta-captured individuals or entities, compromised or exposed individuals, etc.

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