Bridget McNulty
Bridget McNulty

Really, NPA?

Saturday Night Live, the popular US comedy/satire show, recently launched a new segment, called “Really?”

In it, they repeat news stories that are so outrageous as to not need any embellishments, and ask “Really?” after each line. It’s very funny.

Only, on hearing the announcement that Zuma is not going to be prosecuted, that’s all I can think: “Really, NPA?”

“In the light of the above, I have come to the difficult conclusion that it is neither possible nor desirable for the NPA to continue with the prosecution of Mr Zuma,” says acting NPA head Mokotedi Mpshe.

Really, NPA?

Two weeks before the national elections, you decide that it’s not necessary, possible or pleasant to bring the ANC president to court and make him face up to the charges against him, to be tried and proven innocent or guilty?

Really, NPA?