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Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma

Date of Birth: 27/01/1949
Place of Birth: Natal


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Clinging to the wreckage

The African Union Commission outgoing Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly defended her ex-husband, insiders told Africa Confidential...


Nairobi flaunts its credentials

The outgoing AU Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, suggested that the APRM be subsumed into the AU's Agenda 2063, its programme for devising a vision of what African development should look like by then...


Starting the post-Zuma race

Although Mantashe didn't name them, we understand from other ANC sources that the contenders break down as follows: • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission: due to return home in January to run for the ANC presidency; • Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliament: unambiguously pro-Zuma; • Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President: the successor favoured by the ruling hierarchy; backed by business and trying to broaden his appeal to grassroots; • Zweli Mkhize, ANC Treasurer General: former Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, province with the highest ANC membership; • Kgalema Motlanthe, former interim President of the ANC and the country: lost to Zuma in a bid for the party presidency in 2012 and has become an outspoken critic of his rule; and • Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister for Human Settlements: former Chief of Staff in Zuma's Presidency...


A week of defeats for Zuma

This is putting great strain on Zuma's strategy of bringing in Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, his ex-wife, from her post as Chairwoman of the African Union Commission, to run for the ANC's presidency next year and to be its presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections...


Amina jumps to the front

As regional factions tussle for influence, finding a candidate to replace South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as Chairperson of the African Union Commission is proving a tortuous process...


How to win friends

The departure from Addis Ababa of South African AU Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is even more pleasing since she worked to raise the Sahara up the AU agenda: none of the candidates likely to replace her pose such a threat to Rabat...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

If Zuma can hang on, his favoured candidate, his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, will have returned home from her position as Chairperson of the African Union Commission and would be able to run for the party leadership as a 'unifying' candidate...


Zuma largesse under fire

An approach was made to see whether Ramaphosa would be willing to continue as Deputy President should Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Jacob Zuma's ex-wife and his favourite in the succession stakes, become party and then national President, we hear...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

Staying in the shadowsWith the clock ticking to the ANC elective conference in December 2017, Ramaphosa is suffering from the lobbying efforts of the Premier League, the informal lobby group that includes powerful provincial leaders and supports African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for the presidential succession (AC Vol 57 No 16, Nkosazana's trial balloon)...


Funeral fusillade hits Zuma

On 28 August in Ntshanga, west of Durban, the provincial ANCYL's Thanduxolo Sabelo repeated the call for an early conference, saying there 'are lots of women in the party but Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma tops the list'...

A calm, undemonstrative man, his manner is conciliatory, which is attractive to those who are unhappy with the prospect of either Cyril Ramaphosa, who has impressed less as time goes on, or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, whom they see as President Jacob Zuma's political heir, leading the country...


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