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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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A tale of two ANCs

Lined up against Ramaphosa with Magashule are: Deputy President  David Mabuza; former Premier of North West province  Supra Mahumapelo; former President Jacob Zuma; and the current Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane a Zuma-appointed advocate who formerly worked in intelligence...


The Ramaphosa relaunch

The most likely candidates to replace him are International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu or the former wife of former President Jacob Zuma Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who as a senior minister in the Presidency has been supportive of Ramaphosa...

' The Zuma group demands its place at the table Factional fighting between the Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa camps within the African National Congress – undiminished by the election results – is set to enter a new phase as the ruling party distributes the political and administrative appointments in its gift...


ANC split threatens campaign

President Cyril Ramaphosa is running almost a solitary national campaign for the African National Congress in the 8 May elections while his opponents in the party led by former President Jacob Zuma prefer to plough their efforts into winning their home provinces (AC Vol 60 No 7 The real post-election fight)...

Zuma favourites win list tussle In the lead-up to election day on 8 May the Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma factions of the African National Congress fought to get as many of their members as possible high up the party's list...


The real post-election fight

President Cyril Ramaphosa is still struggling to overcome the corrupt networks inherited from his predecessor Jacob Zuma...

In The Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's Web of Capture journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh depicts a 'a well-organised state capture network' which operated with impunity under President Jacob Zuma and from which Zuma is said to have benefitted both politically and financially...


ANC’s not-so-clean slates

President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption campaign is being undermined by key leaders of the ruling African National Congress loyal to former President Jacob Zuma...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

The Treasury  which was under siege during the nine-year rule of former President Jacob Zuma is now set to become the engine-room of the reform plan outlined in Mboweni's budget analysts say...


Contradictions in the contracts

Zwane who had little knowledge of mining was given the portfolio by President Jacob Zuma for having helped direct state funds to a dairy project in Estina Free State Province which was of great benefit to the Gupta family (AC Vol 59 No 12 Big change no fanfare)...


Anglo at a turning point

Under former President Jacob Zuma's Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane measures such as the Mining Charter the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act which empowered the energy minister to seize 25% of a mining or oil and gas company and the requirement that collieries providing thermal coal to the state should be majority black-owned were the final straw for many mining companies (AC Vol 56 No 6 BEE worsens mining outlook & Vol 57 No 9 A charter for trouble)...


Memo misfire

On 3 February the Johannesburg Sunday Times claimed the ambassadors of the United States Britain the Netherlands Germany and Switzerland – who account for some 60% of foreign investment in South Africa between them – had sent a confidential memo in mid-2018 to Ramaphosa claiming that his US$100 billion investment drive was bound to fail if corrupt officials from former President Jacob Zuma's administration were not prosecuted and jailed...


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