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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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The race gets uglier

An ANC strongman and former miner who is charged with holding the party together, Mantashe faces a plot by leaders of the Dlamini-Zuma camp, under her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma, to weaken or oust him by appointing a partisan 'task group' to determine his future...


SACP on the ballot

SACP leaders think Ramaphosa commands widespread support among ANC members, but fear he could still be denied the ANC Presidency through delegate manipulation, vote-buying and membership inflation by supporters of President Jacob Zuma, who is agitating to secure the succession for his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (AC Vol 58 No 13, Factional fireworks threaten party)...


Snagged by the Guptas' global reach

HSBC, one of Britain's biggest banks, has been accused by a British peer of complicity in a US$500 million money-laundering scheme organised by businesses controlled by the Gupta family, close allies of President Jacob Zuma...


Mabuza changes the race

Taking a high-stakes gamble ahead of the leadership elections in December, President Jacob Zuma has broken with the African National Congress's traditional allies in the Communist Party and the trade union movement to promote his own acolytes in a surprise reshuffle on 17 October...


Balancing the good cop with the bad

The rare intervention followed the KPMG finding – in an internal investigation last month – that the firm's dealings with three Indian brothers who are close friends of President Jacob Zuma 'fell considerably short' of its own standards (AC Vol 58 No 19, KPMG feels the Gupta heat)...


KPMG feels the Gupta heat

The firm also disowned a confidential report they prepared for the South African Revenue Services (SARS) in 2014, which stated that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan knew, or ought to have known, that a rogue investigations unit within the agency was spying on President Jacob Zuma and his allies (AC Vol 55 No 23, Hard times for the revenue service)...


ANC contest lands in court

The ruling effectively disbanded the provincial structure led by chairman Sihle Zikalala, a close ally of President Jacob Zuma...


Can the usurpers unite?

Twenty minutes after Speaker Baleka Mbete had announced on 8 August that the President had survived yet another confidence vote, a beaming Jacob Zuma, surrounded by bodyguards, swept into the parliamentary precinct in Cape Town...


ANC dilemma deepens

As South Africa's political crisis deepens ahead of the no-confidence motion vote aimed at ousting President Jacob Zuma on 8 August, a broad front of civil society organisations is poised to bring hundreds of thousands of people on to the streets to demand that Zuma step down...


Factional fireworks threaten party

Ministers and President Jacob Zuma's own Chief Operations Officer, Lakela Kaunda, have authenticated the accounts of their meetings and business dealings with the Guptas which are mentioned in the emails...

What emerges from the leaked Gupta email cache is a system whereby the Guptas – through befriending Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane – have obtained influence with a series of party officials who, once appointed to the cabinet on their recommendation, have then directly chosen and appointed senior ministerial advisors...

President Jacob Zuma and his allies are widely seen as responsible for the fraudulent inflation of ANC numbers in the province to ensure the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to the presidency at December's national conference (AC Vol 58 No 8, New script in KwaZulu-Natal)...


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