To be fair to Zapiro, it’s tough to talk about state capture without sounding a little despondent.
Shell is facing a public backlash with regards to its plans to carry out a seismic survey along the Wild Coast, and our political system enters a new cycle of dishonesty.
The UK’s decision to keep South Africa on its ‘red list’ has been widely criticised, with Wits University vaccinologist Professor Shabir Madhi calling it “irrational”.
Our very own Department of Health, spearheaded by our very own Minister of Health, was helping people plunder funds in the midst of a deadly pandemic.
South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout rate continues at an incredibly pedestrian speed, and patience is starting to wear thin.
Zapiro has had the knives out for Helen Zille for a while now, so you knew he was going to come hard at the recent elective congress results.
President Ramaphosa might be talking a good game after this weekend’s ANC meeting to tackle corruption, but Zapiro will take some convincing.
Whilst Zimbabweans continue to suffer at the hands of a brutal regime, President Ramaphosa talks of “recent reports of difficulties”.
The revered satirist has taken many potshots at the ruling party these past two decades, and he’s not about to let up now, either.
Anger over lockdown rules and regulations had already been stewing for weeks, but when it was announced that religious gatherings of up to 50 people would be allowed under alert level 3, it was the final straw for many.
There has been a massive surge in coronavirus experts, armed with their own sets of statistics to bolster their arguments.
The country’s leading satirical cartoonist isn’t buying the nonsense that some of our religious leaders are selling.
As Zapiro points out, Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby seem to be using the same defence. How’s that working out for them?
After some time away from the drawing board, Zapiro has returned to work. His first cartoon back is full of the usual suspects.
South Africa’s most celebrated cartoonist has given Ramaphosa and our government a double dose this week.
Continuing on from his superb Helen Zille ‘wrecking ball’ cartoon last week, Zapiro has arrowed in on the mess facing Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan as he tries to fix Eskom.
In his latest cartoon, Zapiro has arrowed in on the spending habits of some of the EFF’s top dogs.
Julius might say that he’s a man of the people, but how he funds his lifestyle doesn’t sit very well with Zapiro.