An endgame is fast approaching. Either Zuma will go or South Africa will face its first constitutional crisis of the modern, democratic era.
After 10 years of torpor, SA's fifth Parliament seems to have entered an interesting and perhaps more important phase, with plenty of possibilities.
His inability to manage the ANC's contradictions over economic policy is Jacob Zuma's ultimate failure.
Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to assume more power, but this may make him too much of a threat, writes Richard Calland.
The ruling party is deluded if it thinks the public doesn't care about Thuli Madonsela's report.
In a rapidly changing political landscape, the ANC appears worn out, writes Richard Calland.
The political year has started with a flop. With elections looming, Richard Calland asks what else could go wrong.
Without introspection on former president Nelson Mandela's values, his recent death will merely serve to paper over the cracks.
Liberalism is under siege and needs to reach a compromise with other ideologies to survive, says Richard Calland.
Judges have a duty to review decisions not to prosecute - even in potentially contentious cases, writes Richard Calland.