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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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Apathy and infighting hit ANC

South Africa is still reeling from the aftermath of a failed insurrection in July triggered by the arrest and incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma which claimed 350 lives and caused damage estimated at R60bn ($40bn) and is gradually emerging from the third wave of the pandemic (AC Vol 62 No 16 After the insurrection)...


Mabuza stirs a hornets' nest

Mabuza was credited with having more than doubled ANC membership in the province and was one of former President Jacob Zuma's three 'premier league' supporters who later backed the candidacy of Dlamini-Zuma Zuma's ex-wife...


Ill fares the ANC

Zondo's State Capture Commission has for three years been hearing evidence of corruption on a grand scale during the nine years of former President Jacob Zuma's government...


In need of a spark

Ramaphosa needs Mantashe as he deals with the aftermath of the rioting sparked by the arrest of former president Jacob Zuma looming elections public sector wage negotiations and the run-up to the 2022 ANC conference...


Cyril names a half-new cabinet

The reshuffle has struck a decisive blow to the so-called Radical Economic Transformation (RET) wing of former President Jacob Zuma and suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule both of whom face protracted corruption trials (AC Vol 61 No 23 Ace arrest boosts Cyril)...

Ramaphosa narrowly beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Jacob Zuma's ex-wife for ANC president at the elective conference in 2017 while Lindiwe Sisulu who has had more senior cabinet posts than any other woman in the ANC initially challenged Ramaphosa before withdrawing (AC Vol 59 No 1 Pushing Zuma to the exit & Vol 62 No 10 Magashule overplays his hand)...


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Ramaphosa reins in the spooks and picks new finance chief

Two weeks after a failed insurrection cost 337 lives and inflicted over US$4 billion in damage to the already stuttering economy President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 5 August that he has dismantled the State Security Agency (SSA) which was set up by his predecessor Jacob Zuma...

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After the insurrection

The government is taking a hard look at its own intelligence and security leaders in the aftermath of the orchestrated campaign of sabotage and protests which morphed into an orgy of looting and violence following the arrest and jailing of former President Jacob Zuma...


Who runs Gauteng?

Makhura's cabinet has now been purged of politicians affiliated to former President Jacob Zuma or Ace Magashule the embattled party secretary-general but remains a hotbed of intrigue...

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