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Mr Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

Date of Birth: 12/04/1942
Place of Birth: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province


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ANC unruffled by DA surge

Amid the glamour and the fizz, a puzzled President Jacob Zuma told the crowd in the main speech of the evening that he 'could not understand why black people voted for the opposition Democratic Alliance'...


The big rand short

Business circles have been buzzing with reports about those companies which made a bonanza as the currency crashed in the wake of the crisis caused by President Jacob Zuma sacking Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene last December (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Guptas' export drive

The brothers are well known for their closeness to President Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of using his influence to favour their businesses...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes, fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition, fixed vote, threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race, history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma’s leadership...

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ANC cries 'mayday'

NUMSA split from Cosatu after turning against President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 55 No 20, Labour movement schism deepens)...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

The presence of the virtually unknown Ntombenhle Perpetua Msiza, said to be a daughter of South African President Jacob Zuma, spoke volumes about the distance between Moroccan and South African centres of power...


Guptas fly out

The last straw, Howa implied, was the decision of First National Bank, ABSA, Barclays Africa, Sasfin and the auditing firm KPMG to cut ties with Gupta companies over their relationship with President Jacob Zuma...


Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

Earlier, the media group headed by Iqbal Survé, Chairperson of Independent Newspapers and a supporter of President Jacob Zuma, carried a story saying that Gordhan had until 4 p...

That would increase the cost of borrowing and force foreign funds to withdraw many of their investments in the country, accelerating the outflow of capital since '9/12', the term coined for 9 December 2015, when Zuma unilaterally swapped finance ministers, sending the currency and stock market into free fall (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Nyusi's resolve in doubt

But he has now dropped that condition and says he is willing to negotiate again if South African President Jacob Zuma, the Roman Catholic Church and the European Union act as mediators...


Trial of strength at the top

Beleaguered President Jacob Zuma has just lost another round in his battle with a growing coalition of forces seeking his early exit...

Mkhize played a key role in reversing the firing of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in December and is counted as a key player in the rational core of the ANC that averted disaster on the date now widely known as '9/12' (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


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