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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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Magashule overplays his hand

Magashule's suspension signals a major setback for the faction loyal to former president Jacob Zuma which has consistently frustrated Ramaphosa's efforts to end corruption revive the economy and renew the ruling party (AC Vol 62 No 8 The state capturers fight back)...

Team Cyril wins out Business community and civil society leaders the political class and the judiciary threw their weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's efforts to reform the African National Congress (ANC) resulting in a win over the faction led by suspended Secretary-General Ace Magashule and former President Jacob Zuma...

Most immediately vulnerable are the handful of residual loyalists to Jacob Zuma: State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo; Second Minister in the Presidency (Women and Youth) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthetwa; Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams; and Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi...

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The battle over the bench

The charges against him date back to 2008 when he was accused of trying to stall the corruption case against then African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma...


The state capturers fight back

That shows the political muscle of the beneficiaries of these rackets backed by ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule and ousted President Jacob Zuma...

The President also wants to sack several of the numerous deputy ministers many of whom remain loyal to his predecessor Jacob Zuma...


Kingdom in peril

Zwelithini was one of the three big 'elephants' of volatile Zulu politics alongside the former IFP leader Buthelezi and former South African President Jacob Zuma...


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Regional leaders to meet in Maputo offering military help on Cabo Delgado insurgency

The insurgency comes at a difficult time for the region: Zambia and Zimbabwe are locked in their own politico-economic tribulations; Angola a fellow Lusophone state with its own multiplying economic woes has tried to keep its distance; and South Africa's government trying to rebuild after the serial disasters of Jacob Zuma's presidency has little appetite for a complex regional intervention...

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Ramaphosa rallies ANC against the Zuma-Magashule axis

It was a stern test of President Cyril Ramaphosa's authority as he won a provisional majority for his position against Magashule and he berated his predecessor Jacob Zuma and his allies for their attacks on the country's judiciary...

The third Jacob Zuma fully supports Magashule's defiant stand...

Hlophe's personal lawyer Barnabas Xulu founder and convener of the Friends of Jacob Zuma is himself the subject of an action by the state to reclaim R20 million ($1...

Chief Justice Mogoeng due to step down later this year began his 10-year term on the back-foot after then President Jacob Zuma failed to extend the term of his predecessor Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo in the face of litigation and protest from civil society and judicial watchdog groups...


The plot against Cyril

Former President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule who are both facing multiple corruption charges have launched an open brazen campaign to unseat President Cyril Ramaphosa from the presidency of the party and then the state...


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Judicial system faces its own trial

On 16 March parliament in Cape Town will debate launching a committee to investigate Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who is accused of working covertly with the Jacob Zuma and Ace Magashule faction of the African National Congress against President Ramaphosa...

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