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Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

Date of Birth: 12 April 1942
Place of Birth: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province


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Mswati digs in and defies SADC

South Africa has frequently been criticised for failing to use its economic power over Eswatini to compel political reforms especially when ex-President Jacob Zuma who was close to Mswati was marrying members of the royal family...


A December surprise threatens Ramaphosa's second term

Given the animosity towards Ramaphosa of the dissident Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction close to ousted President Jacob Zuma he coulde easily lose a parliamentary vote over the launching of an impeachment...

The Constitutional Court ordered the release of Janusz Walus who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1993 assassination of ANC stalwart Chris Hani on the same day the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that former president Jacob Zuma's medical parole was unlawful and he should return to jail to serve his sentence for contempt of court...

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Prosecutor Batohi swings into action

8bn) in tender fraud at Eskom during the almost 10 years of rule by convicted former President Jacob Zuma the arrests are seen as a significant milestone in President Cyril Ramaphosa's joint commitment to zero tolerance of corruption and building economic growth analysts said...


Zuma humiliated on his home turf

He has received endorsements from the majority of the country's provinces has the power of incumbency and emerged on top after bruising battles with his predecessor Jacob Zuma whose arrest in July last year sparked widespread unrest described by security chiefs as an insurrection...


New coalition aims to supplant the ANC

Rivonia Circle is affiliated to the Defend Our Democracy movement (DoD) a coalition of some 60 civic organisations which campaigned against President Jacob Zuma's corruption-stained government (AC Vol 63 No 14 Zondo's game changer)...

If President Cyril Ramaphosa and his favoured candidates win in December and the prosecutions of ousted President Jacob Zuma and his allies go ahead he should be able to fend off the RET's pressure ahead of the 2024 elections...


Why Dlamini-Zuma is running again

Driving that trend is ousted President Jacob Zuma facing serial corruption charges and his allies in the Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction in the party...

But KZN's silence is causing worry in Ramaphosa circles and provincial insiders tell Africa Confidential that Dlamini-Zuma and Mkhize entering the race as well as former president Jacob Zuma wanting to make a return threatens to split the province's support for one candidate...


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