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South Africa

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

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


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Ace arrest boosts Cyril

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) a leading anti-corruption body that has been instrumental in exposing and documenting graft said that it appeared that the country was returning to the rule of law after nearly a decade of corruption under former President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 59 No 4 A Saint Valentine's Day massacre of sorts)...


The 'Ramaphosa Compromise'

The extent of chronic corruption under former President Jacob Zuma is daily exposed in the hearings of the Zondo commission and estimates of its cost run as high as 1...


A change of tone

The ANC faction loyal to former President Jacob Zuma has been pushing for radical business-hostile reforms such as the nationalisation of the central bank the South African Reserve Bank a national health insurance scheme proscribed assets a basic income grant and land expropriation without compensation (AC Vol 60 No 12 A tale of two ANCs & Vol 60 No 21 'Dump Cyril' move in KZN)...


Private capital, green shoots

Electricity supply has been interrupted by the lack of maintenance chronic delays with the construction of two new coal-fired stations and a decade of looting under Jacob Zuma's government many of whose key members face investigation...


This time, it's personal

5 trillion rand ($90bn) looted from state funds by overpriced state tenders and kickbacks during the nine years of Jacob Zuma's presidency (AC Vol 59 No 2 Big change no fanfare Vol 60 No 18 Ramaphosa right and left & Vol 61 No 1 Finally Cyril picks up the pace)...


For sale: one used war machine

The next phase of Denel's development according to ex-ANC MP and arms trade expert Andrew Feinstein came under President Thabo Mbeki and his then deputy Jacob Zuma and the notorious $7 billion 'arms deal' when enormous quantities of European military equipment were purchased after the payment of huge bribes (AC Vol 44 No 18 BAE's role in SA's big arms deal & Vol 59 No 7 No farewell to arms deals)...


How to defend the indefensible

Along with a posse of top politicians allied with ex-President Jacob Zuma Magashule has become a symbol of the era of state capture in South Africa...


Cyril wins a battle over graft

He went into the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on 29 August facing a concerted attempt by his predecessor Jacob Zuma to topple him and derail prosecutions of officials suspected of corruption...

The commission was set up in 2012 but saw little action during President Jacob Zuma's nine years in office (AC Vol 60 No 11 Long shadow of corruption over new order)...


Graft puts ANC on the spot

Already under heavy fire for not moving quickly enough to prosecute the beneficiaries of 'state capture' under President Jacob Zuma he is attempting to act decisively to limit the damage...

The President has also been cited in a court action by Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema that seeks to force him to disclose his funders in the closely contested 2017 election so that he cannot be 'captured' by them as Jacob Zuma was...

Magashule faces multiple allegations of corruption during his time as premier of the Free State and linked to Jacob Zuma's presidency...


Noisy neighbours

Trying to manage the biggest Covid-19 outbreak in Africa as well as rebuilding the economy and institutions after the disastrous presidency of Jacob Zuma add up to South Africa's biggest challenge since the end of white rule in 1994...

In 2014 then President Jacob Zuma appointed his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa special envoy to Lesotho to monitor the politics including former Prime Minister Tom Thabane's tumultuous rule...

Activists were irked by the 'very close' relationship between the South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma and the king (AC Vol 53 No 12 Mswati's private party)...


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