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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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Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

Earlier, the media group headed by Iqbal Survé, Chairperson of Independent Newspapers and a supporter of President Jacob Zuma, carried a story saying that Gordhan had until 4 p...

That would increase the cost of borrowing and force foreign funds to withdraw many of their investments in the country, accelerating the outflow of capital since '9/12', the term coined for 9 December 2015, when Zuma unilaterally swapped finance ministers, sending the currency and stock market into free fall (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Nyusi's resolve in doubt

But he has now dropped that condition and says he is willing to negotiate again if South African President Jacob Zuma, the Roman Catholic Church and the European Union act as mediators...


Trial of strength at the top

Beleaguered President Jacob Zuma has just lost another round in his battle with a growing coalition of forces seeking his early exit...

Mkhize played a key role in reversing the firing of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in December and is counted as a key player in the rational core of the ANC that averted disaster on the date now widely known as '9/12' (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Guptas 'to leave SA'

The brothers are famous for their closeness to President Jacob Zuma and his family (AC Vol 57 No 4, Zupta Inc...

Nene was reportedly blocking the US$100 billion nuclear power deal with Russia which Zuma had negotiated personally in Moscow (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


ANC heads for the hills

Under pressure from party leaders and supporters, and from a variety of bad decisions and a stagnating economy, President Jacob Zuma appears to have abandoned formerly key African National Congress constituencies...


Zupta Inc.

The Gupta business family – brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh – has been catapulted on to South Africa's front pages since their friend President Jacob Zuma sacked Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on 9 December...

Jacob Zuma's fourth wife, Bongi Ngema-Zuma, and her daughter Duduzile are former Gupta employees...


Zuma bows to business

Delivering the State of the Nation address yesterday at the opening of what promises to be the South African Parliament's most turbulent year, President Jacob Zuma announced a series of measures to shore up the country's ailing economy, including cutting government expenditure, revamping the management of state-owned enterprises and partnering with the private sector to promote domestic and foreign investment...

The measures are high on the wish list of a formerly disengaged business community which was shocked into action by Zuma's disastrous sacking of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on 9 December and the crash in share prices and the value of the rand that followed (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Intervention that never was

The episode hasn't done much for the reputation of PSC Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma and a possible candidate to succeed him (see Feature)...


Gordhan's short leash

Gordhan was forced on President Jacob Zuma after the debacle that followed his dismissal of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and his appointment of the relative unknown, David 'Des' van Rooyen (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Blow to yuan plan

The rand has circulated widely but most merchants are now rejecting it because of its current woes (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


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