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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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Populists hack at the budget

How long the Treasury's senior staff can survive is a matter of conjecture yet if Kenyatta removes them as the populists demand the economy will nosedive as happened in South Africa when Jacob Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in 2017...


Backers and attackers

While ex-President Jacob Zuma was close to President Joseph Kabila President Cyril Ramaphosa though preoccupied with domestic political crises was cool towards Kabila staying in power and that could have been an important factor in his decision not to stay on...


The tail that wags the dog

Making his second appearance in a KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) court at a short hearing on 8 June to face 16 charges of fraud and corruption former President Jacob Zuma looked a grim and isolated figure...

Polls must be held by August 2019 but some of President Cyril Ramaphosa's supporters in the leadership believe that by then the surge of goodwill that greeted him as he succeeded Jacob Zuma and the campaign against state capture and corruption may be gone...


This land may be your land

But business confidence is sagging close to levels during the closing stages of Jacob Zuma's presidency late last year...


Moyane spoiling for a fight

Moyane one of ex-President Jacob Zuma's key allies in the 'state capture' drama with the Gupta family was suspended for re-instating his allegedly corrupt deputy Jonas Makwakwa and lying to Parliament (AC Vol 58 No 1 Power struggle goes nuclear)...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

For ex-President Jacob Zuma and his allies the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the African National Congress was a serious blow but by no means the end of the matter...


No farewell to arms deals

The coming trial of Jacob Zuma the ousted President could cause diplomatic difficulties as well as local political ructions...

Among these was the ANC's former chief of intelligence Jacob Zuma...


Zumaists and Ramaphorians

President Cyril Ramaphosa could face his toughest test yet when former President Jacob Zuma has his day in court on 6 April as tensions between their respective factions in the African National Congress resurface...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

A slower-burning issue is the Britain-South Africa relationship which weakened considerably under Jacob Zuma's presidency...


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