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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-39526313

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tell me about zuma, soul. i mean assuming you care about the politics there otherwise ignore me
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Maybe she was at those marches herself lewl.

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Oh lol, Zuma. I get depressed just thinking about this. Basically he's kinda like Robert Mugabe. Wants all the money and nice toys for himself and doesn't care if the rest of the country burns. He fires people who disagree with him, and hires people he can bribe to do what he wants.

The protesters were peaceful, but there were some Zuma supporters who attacked them. Go figure. I don't understand why they support him. They seem to lack logic... all their arguments are full of nonsense, and any logic they use is circular. Zuma can say whatever the fuck he wants, and those numbnuts will just blindly follow him.

I didn't go to any marches though... not sure there even were any in my town. I basically hid indoors all day.

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Lol Soul, he sounds like a cartoon villain.

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Quote:Lol Soul, he sounds like a cartoon villain.
He'd be hilarious if he wasn't literally running the country into the ground.

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Isn't that pretty much every populist leader these days? Zuma in SA, Chavez/Maduro in Venezuela, Trump in Murica, etc...

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Probably. Making jokes about it is the only way to stay sane, I suppose.

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Before you gotta jet the fucking country and live somewhere else...

What's the inflation situation down there Soul?

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Haven't really paid much attention to it... the exchange rate is a pain in the ass for computer hardware though. That's more noticeable than other stuff like food going up (it does, though, but much more slowly than anything tied to exchange rates). Actually tempted to spend more money than I really should, buying some hardware now before the prices get too ridiculous.

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I'd suggest you do that if it's really necessary. Prices can fluctuate pretty easily.

Nice investment in Bitcoin too.

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