Thoughts on South African and international politics and culture

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Zuma to get a new public face
It would be an understatement to say that Jacob is in desperate need of better publicity, and in the lead-up to his August trial date, the ANC is concerned about how well-equipped his current communication staff are. Suffice to say, they will join the ranks of the unemployed fairly soon, replaced by a sparkling new cadre of spokesperson and communications specialists.

Good news for Zuma? Definitely. Chances of them being able to reign in Zuma's penchant for ridiculous statements? Nil.