South Africa Suffers Capitalist Crisis Déjà Vu

  • Patrick Bond
Keywords: Democracy, Political Economy, Movements

Abstract

Business tycoon Cyril Ramaphosa, who, according to Forbes, was worth more than $450 million in 2015, has been the president of the ruling African National Congress since December 2017. Despite the change in ruling-party leadership, the residual old-guard politicians from the era of Jacob Zuma’s patrimonial, corrupt regime still retain enormous power.

Published
2019-01-01
Section
Review of the Month