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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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State companies in the firing line

Investors are also looking for a signal that Shamila Batohi the National Director of Public Prosecutions is making headway in prosecuting the ringleaders of state capture under former President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 58 No 13 Factional fireworks threaten party & Vol 60 No 15 Zuma blusters at Zondo)...


Farewell to arms

The result was the country's now notorious arms deal scandal which is back in the news because of former President Jacob Zuma's long-delayed but now imminent trial on charges of taking bribes from French arms manufacturer Thales to keep its name out of an official investigation...

Yet they have also been used unilaterally to project power such as when President Jacob Zuma dispatched a force as to Central African Republic in 2013 when the troops vainly tried to prevent Séléka coalition forces taking the capital Bangui and lost 13 men and considerable face before leaving (AC Vol 54 No 2 With Zuma to Bangui & Vol 54 No 7 Séléka takes power)...


Making free with repression

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela who exposed much of the grand corruption under former President Jacob Zuma and is now the Law Trust chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University warned Ramaphosa to expect more pushback against excesses (AC Vol 57 No 22 A week of defeats for Zuma)...


Ruling party wants a reset

Before the Covid-19 pandemic struck South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa and his centrist supporters were locked in combat with followers of former President Jacob Zuma African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule and Deputy President David Mabuza...


Cyril’s lockdown limits

Rival's powerHeading the informal coalition of securocrats and 'micro-fiddlers' is Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ex-wife of disgraced former President Jacob Zuma and the main political rival of Ramaphosa who narrowly beat her for the leadership of the African National Congress in December 2017 (AC Vol 59 No 1 Pushing Zuma to the exit)...


Ramaphosa’s next test

Magashule who has repeatedly affirmed his loyalty to former president Jacob Zuma is in the sights of an influential civil society group planning a campaign to publicly identify and embarrass senior officials who have been identified as corrupt Zuma loyalists and thus put pressure on the National Directorate of Public Prosecutions to bring charges against them...


In search of an envoy

A South African is to be unlikely to be acceptable to Libyans who well recall ex-President Jacob Zuma's warm relations with the 'Brother Colonel' as Zuma called Moammar el Gadaffi...


Tito takes on the workers

It will also embolden the so called 'Fightback' group including supporters of ousted president Jacob Zuma and Secretary General of the governing African National Congress Ace Magashule to step up their attacks on Ramaphosa (AC Vol 61 No 4 Ramaphosus interruptus)...


Opposition in flux

It was also activists who speeded up the end of a decade of corrupt rule and state capture under former President Jacob Zuma...


Ramaphosus interruptus

She let the protestors talk themselves out – rather than be thrown out as in the Jacob Zuma era – after which they walked out of the chamber and were lambasted by the remaining MPs both government and opposition (AC Vol 61 No 3 The state of Cyril Ramaphosa)...


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