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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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Finally, Cyril picks up the pace

Rather than fight head-on his enemies in the ruling party which is controlled by allies of former President Jacob Zuma led by ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule the President wants criminal justice to do the job for him...

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KZN plots

A faction in the KwaZulu-Natal party where loyalists to ex-President Jacob Zuma wield considerable power and have perhaps the most to lose from restrictions on patronage intends to move the motion from the conference floor Africa Confidential understands (AC Vol 60 No 21 'Dump Cyril' move in KZN)...


Where's the plan?

It would mean Moody's joining S & P Global and Fitch which cut South Africa's rating to sub-investment level in 2017 when the country was consumed by the latest round of corruption scandals under President Jacob Zuma...


Fake broadcast news

Cyril Ramaphosa's supporters have claimed that the broadcast of the wrong version of the President's recent address to the nation was 'deliberate sabotage' by supporters and appointees in the South African Broadcasting Corporation of former President Jacob Zuma and African National Congress Secretary General Ace Magashule...


Ramaphosa, right and left

Eskom which supplies 95% of the country's electricity was at the centre of massive corruption during Jacob Zuma's presidency...


ANC tries to stop the rot

It includes the Jacob Zuma-supporting former minister Lynne Brown Ramaphosa-supporter and former ambassador to the United States  Ebrahim  Rasool and provincial treasurer  Maurencia  Gillion who is an ally of Magashule's...


Meltdown in the party

By a quirk of history it fell to Ace Magashule Secretary General of the African National Congress and leading beneficiary of Jacob Zuma's leadership to deliver the most damning report on the state of the party in its history...


The party and the pendulum

After the latest round of proxy battles President Cyril Ramaphosa is marginally ahead of his predecessor Jacob Zuma but his supporters warn that his opponents still control too many levers in the African National Congress...


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