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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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Ramaphosa ready for launch

He is set to lead the national Heritage Day celebration on 24 September at Galeshewe Stadium, Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, an event usually addressed by President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 57 No 18, Funeral fusillade hits Zuma)...


Zuma carries on regardless

Its only prospect of hanging on would have been to form a coalition with Malema, whose condition for acceptance – sacking President Jacob Zuma – made that an impossibility...

While the ANC's poor showing has shocked its leaders, they are still failing to act on what some call the 'elephant in the room': Jacob Zuma, who was the face of the party's campaign...


Nkosazana's trial balloon

KZN matters in the leadership race because it has the largest ANC provincial membership and is bedrock Jacob Zuma country...


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...


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