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Vol 65 No 1

Published 4th January 2024

South Africa

Jacob Zuma's revenge

Former President's vow not to vote for the ANC will damage the party in KwaZulu-Natal and may encourage other high-profile dissenters

President Cyril Ramaphosa's pre-election headaches intensified with the news that Jacob Zuma, the convicted former President, is promising to vote for a new political party named after the ANC's military wing in exile uMkhonto weSizwe (Spear of the Nation). It was unveiled at a media conference in Soweto attended by cheering supporters on 16 December.

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