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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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Zuma bows to business

Delivering the State of the Nation address yesterday at the opening of what promises to be the South African Parliament's most turbulent year President Jacob Zuma announced a series of measures to shore up the country's ailing economy including cutting government expenditure revamping the management of state-owned enterprises and partnering with the private sector to promote domestic and foreign investment...

The measures are high on the wish list of a formerly disengaged business community which was shocked into action by Zuma's disastrous sacking of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on 9 December and the crash in share prices and the value of the rand that followed (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Intervention that never was

The episode hasn't done much for the reputation of PSC Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma and a possible candidate to succeed him (see Feature)...


Gordhan's short leash

Gordhan was forced on President Jacob Zuma after the debacle that followed his dismissal of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and his appointment of the relative unknown David 'Des' van Rooyen (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Blow to yuan plan

The rand has circulated widely but most merchants are now rejecting it because of its current woes (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Fighting flares in Tete

Having promised to 'seize power' in March by seizing six provinces he is now saying he would welcome mediation by South African President Jacob Zuma...


Political earthquakes ahead

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) denied that but worries remain especially since President Jacob Zuma appointed former advisor Vuma Glenton Mashinini to head it...

Although Zuma moved to mitigate the damage caused by sacking Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene by restoring Pravin Gordhan to a job he should perhaps never have been moved from there was lasting damage to the country's reputation and the rand which will be hard to fix (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

The impromptu alliance of African National Congress leaders and business interests which forced President Jacob Zuma to rethink his unilateral decision to sack Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and replace him with a little-known back bencher has opened a new political chapter...

Chronology of a crisis 25 May 2014: President Jacob Zuma makes shock transfer of respected Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan to a lesser portfolio Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs...

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Dissent dogs DA leadership

She was the youngest Democratic Alliance leader in Parliament and one of the first to question the millions of dollars being spent on President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead (AC Vol 55 No 6 Nkandla report hurts Zuma)...


EFF's economic roadshow

At a meeting of the ANC National Executive Committee in late November President Jacob Zuma told members that those who opposed him wanted him back in prison and he did not want to go back to Robben Island the notorious former prison where he spent ten years from 1963...

The party has yet to make significant inroads in the ANC's troubled Eastern Cape heartland or in KwaZulu-Natal where the pro-Zuma Sihle Zikalala Malema's predecessor as head of the Youth League last month emerged victorious in a bitter battle for the post of ANC provincial Chairman tipping the presidential succession race in favour of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Jacob Zuma's ex-wife and his preferred candidate (AC Vol 56 No 23 Dlamini-Zuma bandwagon speeds up)...


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