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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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Intervention that never was

The episode hasn't done much for the reputation of PSC Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma and a possible candidate to see succeed him (see Feature)...


Gordhan's short leash

Gordhan was forced on President Jacob Zuma after the debacle that followed his dismissal of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and his appointment of the relative unknown, David 'Des' van Rooyen (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Fighting flares in Tete

Having promised to 'seize power' in March by seizing six provinces, he is now saying he would welcome mediation by South African President Jacob Zuma...


Political earthquakes ahead

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) denied that but worries remain, especially since President Jacob Zuma appointed former advisor Vuma Glenton Mashinini to head it...

Although Zuma moved to mitigate the damage caused by sacking Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene by restoring Pravin Gordhan to a job he should perhaps never have been moved from, there was lasting damage to the country's reputation and the rand which will be hard to fix (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

The impromptu alliance of African National Congress leaders and business interests which forced President Jacob Zuma to rethink his unilateral decision to sack Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and replace him with a little-known back bencher has opened a new political chapter...

Chronology of a crisis 25 May 2014: President Jacob Zuma makes shock transfer of respected Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan to a lesser portfolio, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs...

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EFF's economic roadshow

At a meeting of the ANC National Executive Committee in late November, President Jacob Zuma told members that those who opposed him wanted him back in prison and he did not want to go back to Robben Island, the notorious former prison where he spent ten years from 1963...

The party has yet to make significant inroads in the ANC's troubled Eastern Cape heartland or in KwaZulu-Natal, where the pro-Zuma Sihle Zikalala, Malema's predecessor as head of the Youth League, last month emerged victorious in a bitter battle for the post of ANC provincial Chairman, tipping the presidential succession race in favour of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Jacob Zuma's ex-wife and his preferred candidate (AC Vol 56 No 23, Dlamini-Zuma bandwagon speeds up)...


Cyril looks to his heartland

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's prospects of succeeding President Jacob Zuma in 2019 – in steep decline recently – changed for the better last week with his endorsement by the Confederation of South African Trade Unions at its elective conference at Midrand...

Cosatu had campaigned for Jacob Zuma's presidency against Thabo Mbeki in 2007...

President Jacob Zuma's government is struggling to abide by its target of maintaining debt at less than 50% of gross domestic product...


Dlamini-Zuma bandwagon speeds up

Sihle Zikalala, a close ally of President Jacob Zuma and the governing party's Treasurer General, has won the coveted position of Provincial Chairman of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), the ANC's largest province by membership, in a tough fight at the party's provincial elective conference this week in Pietermaritzburg...


Zuma man hangs on at SABC

Motsoeneng's role as a supporter of President Jacob Zuma and a recipient of patronage is not unusual, nor is his status as a political football...


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