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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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Bankers circle the presidency

Corporate powerBanker and corporate power in Nigeria has its parallels in South Africa where business titan Cyril Ramaphosa won the African National Congress leadership in 2017 taking over the national presidency from Jacob Zuma in 2018...


Balance of forces in ANC favours Cyril

The charred remains of a symbol of South Africa's hard-won democracy in 1994 now serves as a reminder of the government's failure to end corruption create jobs and re-energise an economy ravaged by the pandemic and 'state capture' under former President Jacob Zuma – all promised in previous presidential speeches...


Lindiwe throws a designer hat in the ring

His dilemma is that he rules with an executive on which former President Jacob Zuma – who has been convicted for contempt of court and faces multiple fraud charges – has observer status...

Critics of the RET say their real objective is to perpetuate the system of rent-seeking and patronage that skimmed billions of rand off dodgy state contacts for politically connected individuals under Jacob Zuma who was convicted last year for refusing to testify at the Zondo commission (AC Vol 62 No 8 The state capturers fight back)...


Outpouring of grief marks Archbishop Tutu's passing

In South Africa he announced that he could no longer vote for the ANC having criticised at first the selective beneficiaries of the Black Economic Empowerment initiatives and then the political and corporate corruption reaching its apogee under Jacob Zuma's presidency (AC Vol 61 No 17 Graft puts ANC on the spot)...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Intra-party rivalries will reach new heights in the run-up to the African National Congress's (ANC) elective conference in December next year as the allies of former President Jacob Zuma make a renewed push for power...


ANC faces post-poll turmoil

Supporters of discredited former President Jacob Zuma see an opportunity...

His biggest surprise was his clear 'no' to the demand for a Basic Income Grant (BIG) from some trades unions socialists and the so-called Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction loyal to former President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 62 No 18 Ill fares the ANC)...


Endgame of throne?

Former President Jacob Zuma had a close relationship with the king and that shaped relations with the kingdom for a decade...


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