President Zuma and Corruption in South Africa

On June 29, former South African President Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in jail for contempt of court while under investigation for corruption. Since his arrest, protests have erupted in South Africa with widespread violence. In this episode, we look at the politics of the post-apartheid republic including the prominence of Mandela’s former party the ANC, the current President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic policies, and South Africa’s place in the world. . 

 Zuma and Corruption in South Africa

Judd Devermont is the director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He previously served as the national intelligence officer for Africa, the Central Intelligence Agency’s senior political analyst on sub-Saharan Africa, and the National Security Council director for Somalia, Nigeria, the Sahel, and the African Union.

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Cover Image source: Image source: RAISING GOVERNMENT AMBITION
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