President Jacob Zuma has sacked 10 cabinet members including finance minister Pravin Gordhan © ABACA/PA Images
President Jacob Zuma has sacked 10 cabinet members including finance minister Pravin Gordhan © ABACA/PA Images

Business group warns against South Africa's political decline

20 April 2017

An association of South Africa’s largest businesses has said the country is in a grave state of crisis and warned against the process of “state capture” – in which president Jacob Zuma stands accused of bending national institutions to his will.

“South Africa is being divided into three groups: an elite who benefit from patronage and corruption; those too fearful to do anything about it; and millions who will suffer as a result,” said Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA).

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