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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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ANC’s not-so-clean slates

President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption campaign is being undermined by key leaders of the ruling African National Congress loyal to former President Jacob Zuma...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

The Treasury  which was under siege during the nine-year rule of former President Jacob Zuma is now set to become the engine-room of the reform plan outlined in Mboweni's budget analysts say...


Contradictions in the contracts

Zwane who had little knowledge of mining was given the portfolio by President Jacob Zuma for having helped direct state funds to a dairy project in Estina Free State Province which was of great benefit to the Gupta family (AC Vol 59 No 12 Big change no fanfare)...


Anglo at a turning point

Under former President Jacob Zuma's Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane measures such as the Mining Charter the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act which empowered the energy minister to seize 25% of a mining or oil and gas company and the requirement that collieries providing thermal coal to the state should be majority black-owned were the final straw for many mining companies (AC Vol 56 No 6 BEE worsens mining outlook & Vol 57 No 9 A charter for trouble)...


Memo misfire

On 3 February the Johannesburg Sunday Times claimed the ambassadors of the United States Britain the Netherlands Germany and Switzerland – who account for some 60% of foreign investment in South Africa between them – had sent a confidential memo in mid-2018 to Ramaphosa claiming that his US$100 billion investment drive was bound to fail if corrupt officials from former President Jacob Zuma's administration were not prosecuted and jailed...


The fight for the ANC’s soul

In the election President Cyril Ramaphosa will need the support of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) the other two planks of the 'tripartite alliance' while he continues to try to purge the party of supporters of ex-President Jacob Zuma...


Win first, then work

The disastrous legacy of former President Jacob Zuma may seem distant but its echoes will continue to sound and clog his successor's agenda...

Jacob Zuma was the focus for their anger and now that he has gone they have embraced increasingly radical policies to make up for his absence...

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Fund in the firing line

8 trillion rand (US$132 billion) could prove to be at the heart of a matrix of state corruption which saw billions in government pension fund money being dished out to cronies of former President Jacob Zuma for high-risk and politically motivated deals...

• 2016: VBS Bank grants former President Jacob Zuma a loan of R7...


Ramaphosa rattled

President Cyril Ramaphosa is under increasing pressure to explain the contradictions of his five-year term as deputy President of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) under former President Jacob Zuma who is facing multiple fraud charges and accusations of 'state capture' by the billionaire Gupta brothers...


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