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Mr Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

Date of Birth: 12/04/1942
Place of Birth: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province


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Factional fireworks threaten party

Ministers and President Jacob Zuma's own Chief Operations Officer, Lakela Kaunda, have authenticated the accounts of their meetings and business dealings with the Guptas which are mentioned in the emails...

What emerges from the leaked Gupta email cache is a system whereby the Guptas – through befriending Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane – have obtained influence with a series of party officials who, once appointed to the cabinet on their recommendation, have then directly chosen and appointed senior ministerial advisors...

President Jacob Zuma and his allies are widely seen as responsible for the fraudulent inflation of ANC numbers in the province to ensure the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to the presidency at December's national conference (AC Vol 58 No 8, New script in KwaZulu-Natal)...


EFF-ANC alliance floated

The implacable enmity between Malema and President Jacob Zuma is an immediate obstacle but Dlamini-Zuma's camp is thinking about a deal after both men have ceased to lead their parties, we hear...


The great growth divide

For much of that period, President Jacob Zuma had been indirectly attacking the then Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan's, efforts to cut corruption and rein in state spending on mismanaged projects...


Zuma's chaos theory

Nothing seems to stick to South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and the more he is attacked, the more powerfully he bounces back, albeit at the expense of his rapidly waning credibility...


Economically bankrupt

The embattled African National Congress is rapidly running out of money as funders desert the party because of the increasingly erratic behaviour of its leader, President Jacob Zuma...


Everyone's fault but Zuma's

President Jacob Zuma has been trying to undermine his critics by claiming that all public attacks on his actions – whether in the media, from opposition parties or within the governing African National Congress (ANC) – are orchestrated by 'white monopoly capital'...

Or does it take President Jacob Zuma at his word and embrace his promise of 'radical economic transformation', its own declared goal...

Its leader Julius Malema's solution to the political conundrum is to promise to join forces with the ANC but only if it drops Zuma and its name (AC Vol 58 No 4, The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency )...


No place to hide

Humiliatingly shunned by both the powerful business community and the forces of labour and the left, President Jacob Zuma is on the defensive as never before...


Spinning Africa in Europe

The UK's largest public relations firm, founded by Lord Timothy Bell, a former election advisor to the late British Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Bell Pottinger has now cut its ties with the controversial Gupta family – which has a close business relationship with South African President Jacob Zuma and his family – after losing two major clients with ties to South Africa because of their concern about its contract with Oakbay Investments, the Guptas' holding company (AC Vol 57 No 21, Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit)...


Mr Gigabyte's baptism of fire

Meanwhile, the rand had already taken a beating on foreign exchange markets after tens of thousands of demonstrators, including supporters of the governing African National Congress (ANC), poured into the streets to protest against Gordhan being fired and demanding that President Jacob Zuma stand down...


Gigaba raises sights still higher

The controversial Malusi Gigaba, the former Home Affairs Minister now elevated to the Finance Ministry, has been proposed by influential sections of the African National Congress as a compromise candidate to succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC and state President...

It believes the older generation of ANC leaders is failing to connect with young people and is at a disadvantage facing youthful party leaders such as the Democratic Alliance's Mmusi Maimane and the Economic Freedom Fighters' Julius Malema, a former ANCYL leader (AC Vol 58 No 4, The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency)...


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