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Vol 49 No 1

Published 11th January 2008

Political hurdles ahead

Open warfare in South Africa’s ANC and a groundbreaking party of ZANU-PF dissidents in Zimbabwe promise a year of upsets

Bruised by its first bitter leadership contest, South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) faced yet more turmoil as its new leader, Jacob Zuma, was formally served with court papers on 28 December. He is summoned to answer various counts of racketeering, money-laundering, corruption and fraud. Zuma and his supporters insist that the legal process is a political vendetta.

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