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Vol 58 No 11

Published 26th May 2017


South Africa

Economically bankrupt

The embattled African National Congress is rapidly running out of money as funders desert the party because of the increasingly erratic behaviour of its leader, President Jacob Zuma. The party only has enough cash to cover staff salaries for the next four months and is now scrambling to find donors, according to party sources. It has not been able to pay pension and medical contributions for its staff for the past three months, we hear.

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