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Here's Why We Think Jacob Zuma Is Glad This Week Is Finally Over

"Ngisakhuluma!"

01/09/2017 12:35 SAST | Updated 01/09/2017 13:21 SAST
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We bet President Jacob Zuma is breathing a sigh of relief that the weekend is finally here, given the week that he had -- but then again, he has not been having the best time for a while now.

It's no secret that Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have resorted to referring to Zuma as Ubaba ka Duduzane (Duduzane's father) since the no-confidence vote against him in August.

During his latest question-and-answer session in Parliament on Thursday, Zuma lost his cool with the leaders of the red berets, Julius Malema, much to the amusement of Twitter users.

Last week, Zuma's firstborn son, Edward, interrupted former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's address at the Gandhi Memorial Lecture in Pietermaritzburg, calling him a liar.

Read: So, Edward Zuma Wants To Catch Pravin Gordhan Outside Parliament -- How About That?

Malema asked Zuma why he had not taken any legal action against people who put him at the centre of state capture if the claims were not true, to which he responded: "Every day in this country, people say things about me. Should I stand here and take everyone to court? You say things about me, but I don't take people like you to court."

Another of Zuma's sons, Duduzane, has been in the headlines for, among other things, his friendship and dealings with the controversial Gupta family.

Also Read: Duduzane Zuma Must Explain His Role In State Capture, Not Write Letters - SaveSA

And in case you're wondering why the EFF no longer refers to Zuma as Honourable President, wonder no more:

In the spirit of all things spring, rapper Duncan Mbambo announced that he would be releasing a new single with the title, Ubaba KaDuduzane.

Also in Parliament, interviews of candidates for the SABC board are underway and the EFF's Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi set Twitter alight in a way only he can.

Ndlozi asked one of the candidates, Rachel Kalidass, what she thought of SABC1's new drama series, Tjovitjo.

One thing's certain about South Africans -- we are a special bunch, stru , our humour knows no limits.