Overall, it is Zuma's own poor leadership that is aggravating an already deteriorating situation.
This week we see what our money bought at Nkandla - or not, lion killer Walter Palmer enrages well, everyone, and Obama side-eyes the likes of Mugabe.
The Special Investigating Unit's bid to recover misspent cash at Nkandla might yet snare the president.
President Jacob Zuma and the ANC keep fuelling the Nkandla fire with lies, but will it lead to their demise?
Readers write in on critique on President Zuma and on climate policy.
Thandi Mahambehlala has said she is traumatised by the fact that the public protector would mislead SA into thinking Zuma had abused public funds.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane criticised the scope of the upgrades to Jacob Zuma's residence ahead of the parliamentary committee's deliberations.
This week will see Parliament's Nkandla ad-hoc committee pay a visit to President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in KwaZulu-Natal.
Police smashed their way into Hugh Glenister's house after a drug "tip-off" from crime intelligence.
In Mzansi politics, if there is ever a light at the end of the tunnel, you'd better hope it's not Jacob Zuma.
The never-ending political scandals are ultimately killing the hopes of the poor majority.
The revenue services in both South Africa and Swaziland seem to be investigating the same man.
It's been a grim few weeks of mounting evidence of this impunity Zuma believes he is entitled to, while evidence is not suffered to stand in his way.
The police minister called it a firepool, but Nelson Mandela's granddaughter said his swimming pool was not built with taxpayers' money.
Eskom is refused an electricity hike, while Greece has to decide if it wants to leave the eurozone.
As the commission of inquiry into the arms deal wrapped up this week, the M&G's Sarah Evans looks back at the controversy.
Political puppet master Jacob Zuma saves his peeps, Cyril Ramaphosa and Nathi Mthethwa, while Riah Phiyega takes the rap.
Jacob Zuma released the report into the 2012 Marikana massacre. Africa Check compares his claims and what the Commission’s report actually said.