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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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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...


The fight for the ANC’s soul

In the election President Cyril Ramaphosa will need the support of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) the other two planks of the 'tripartite alliance' while he continues to try to purge the party of supporters of ex-President Jacob Zuma...


Win first, then work

The disastrous legacy of former President Jacob Zuma may seem distant but its echoes will continue to sound and clog his successor's agenda...

Jacob Zuma was the focus for their anger and now that he has gone they have embraced increasingly radical policies to make up for his absence...

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Fund in the firing line

8 trillion rand (US$132 billion) could prove to be at the heart of a matrix of state corruption which saw billions in government pension fund money being dished out to cronies of former President Jacob Zuma for high-risk and politically motivated deals...

• 2016: VBS Bank grants former President Jacob Zuma a loan of R7...


Ramaphosa rattled

President Cyril Ramaphosa is under increasing pressure to explain the contradictions of his five-year term as deputy President of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) under former President Jacob Zuma who is facing multiple fraud charges and accusations of 'state capture' by the billionaire Gupta brothers...


Cyril’s new business plan

Last week he went further to propose closing the ailing flag carrier South African Airways because it has drained state funds under the management of Dudu Myeni an acolyte of former President Jacob Zuma...


The Brexit connection

The Hawks overwhelmed by anti-corruption cases involving allies of former President Jacob Zuma are not treating the Banks case as a priority...


Riyadh to the rescue

QuestionsAny deal between Saudi Arabia and South Africa's Paramount could raise questions for Ramaphosa as he struggles to contain former President Jacob Zuma and his allies who still wield political and financial power within the African National Congress...

The deal was blocked by two successive finance ministers Nhlanhla Nene (see Pointers Another one bites the dust) and Pravin Gordhan (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week & Vol 58 No 8 Zuma's edifice starts to wobble)...

Like so many of South Africa's state-owned enterprises Denel's finances have been hit by mismanagement and corruption most of it linked to ousted President Jacob Zuma's allies the Gupta family (AC Vol 59 No 6 Ramaphosa begins world tour & Vol 59 No 17 Europe discovers Africa again)...


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