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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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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)...


The state of Cyril Ramaphosa

Magashule the Secretary-General of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is a stalwart ally of ousted President Jacob Zuma and a leading figure in the 'fight-back' campaign against Ramaphosa...


Over the rainbow

'Lost years'De Klerk who has continued his support of the democratic order despite what he calls 10 'lost years' under former President Jacob Zuma departed from his usual critical but reassuring narrative at the annual meeting of his FW De Klerk Foundation on 2 February to sound a warning...


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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