You’ll have noticed that all talk of a “lame duck” Jacob Zuma has now ceased, thanks to a few strategic sackings he’s made in the last few months. So it is easy to see why the prevailing opinion is that he will win a second term as ANC president in Mangaung. But the rumours of Kgalema Motlanthe potentially having a run at unseating Zuma will just not go away. And if not in December, then when? By SIPHO HLONGWANE.