Et tu, Brute? Has the cat with nine lives finally run out of chances?

Since the ANC's leadership elections in December 2017, where Cyril Ramaphosa, seemingly against the odds, managed to emerge as the victor, there has been much speculation about how long Jacob Zuma had as SA president before he was forced to step down. According to party insiders, that moment has been imminent since the lunar eclipse… Continue reading Et tu, Brute? Has the cat with nine lives finally run out of chances?

South Africa: Ready for a Revolution?

On Friday the 30th of Mar 2017, Jupiter squared Pluto. This dramatic transit coincided with the triggering of Brexit by Theresa May but also with a rapidly growing leadership crisis in South Africa that lead to the Rand, going into freefall and culminating just a few days later with one credit ratings agency re-assigning their currency to junk status. Just a year before, the scenario looked very different and a lot more hopeful...