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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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Continental ties tested in a zero-sum game

Putin who has tried to recapture what he sees as the glory of the Soviet Union as a superpower came close to locking former President Jacob Zuma into a 30-year deal for two nuclear power stations (AC Vol 58 No 9 The trillion rand thank you)...


Chief Justice Zondo takes centre stage

Zondo who was ranked fourth by the committee is in the final stages of producing a five-part report on widespread state corruption during convicted former President Jacob Zuma's decade in power...

RAMAPHOSA'S LATEST REVIVAL In the early days South Africans called it Ramaphoria the sense that a new political leadership was going to pull the country out of the morass that former President Jacob Zuma had dropped it in...


Moscow invasion strains bilateral ties

Mahumapelo one of former president Jacob Zuma's closest confidants was suspended as Premier of North-West province for serial defiance of the party leadership (AC Vol 62 No 11 Fightback lands in the courts)...


Basic Income Grants move up agenda as ANC policy fights intensify

We hear that the party's Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction which supports former president Jacob Zuma is looking at backing another KZN heavyweight Zweli Mkhize who resigned as Health Minister last year after corruption allegations relating to a state Covid communications contract...


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...


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