[CARTOON] Open Sez me!

EWN's Chip&Curtis liken uBaba Jacob Zuma and his cronies to the folk tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves as criticism that they are attempting to control the National Treasury continues to surface.

Following Zuma's midnight Cabinet reshuffle last week and the latest credit rating downgrade by Standard&Poor's, many South Africans are expressing outrage.

Even ANC alliance parties like the SACP are calling for protest. factions within the ruling party are also becoming increasingly polarised.

This cartoon first appeared on EWN.


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