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Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma

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


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The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency

Parallel to the policy arguments and caucus meetings in Cape Town last week, the two front-runners jostling to succeed Zuma as party President, national Deputy President Ramaphosa and the former Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, have started their own not-so-discreet lobbying...

Failing that, Zuma could wait until June, when Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, having finished her role in the leadership transition at the Africa Union Commission, would be available for assignment in South Africa – and be given the Finance portfolio...

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Calling Trumpsville

Until the outgoing Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, told the organisation's summit in Addis Ababa on 30 January that the United States' travel ban on seven countries with Muslim majorities presaged 'turbulent times', the continent's reaction to Donald Trump's presidency had been muted...

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The scramble for the chair

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ends her term of office having disappointed many member states although she was congratulated for supporting the Economic Community of West African States' intervention in The Gambia which ushered Yahya Jammeh from power after he lost elections in December but refused to stand down...

Dlamini-Zuma's checkered legacy Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's defeat of the incumbent African Union Commission chairperson, Gabonese politician Jean Ping, in 2012 was a bitter fight involving strenuous lobbying behind the scenes by influential members...


Power struggle goes nuclear

Zuma is determined to secure the ANC presidency for his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and if he fails, to offer himself for re-election as ANC President for another term...


Cold and hot wars

These will come to a head during a period when key SADR ally Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma stands down as AU Commission chair, having worked to move Saharan self-determination up the agenda after years of neglect...


The numbers game next year

Until now, Zuma's favoured successor, his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has been seen as the front-runner (AC Vol 57 No 23, Starting the post-Zuma race)...


MK vs JZ

One of Zuma's biggest defenders, he is lobbying for Zuma's ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to take over the party leadership next year...


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...


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